Pitfalls of NFT Investment

Started by troll22, Jul 29, 2022, 12:34 PM

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Is NFT a scam? Whether NFT is a scam or not is irrelevant, as it is just an abstract storage tool. The real concern lies with the NFT projects built upon it, which may or may not be scams.

The crypto universe in which NFT exists is similar to the Wild West, where individuals are responsible for themselves and come seeking profit and adventure. While it is possible to make money through NFT, there are also many ways to lose it due to fraudulent schemes such as pump and dump.

The ability to persuade others is a powerful tool that can be used for both good and bad purposes, as seen in the story of adventurer Gregor MacGregor who used persuasion to create a deception resulting in the loss of large amounts of money. NFT is essentially a roulette game where bets are placed on promises, and trust can easily be manipulated against the backdrop of a fever of opportunities.

Why are conservative auction sellers joining the volatile art market? Maybe it's due to the new owner of Sotheby's pushing for change or difficulties in the traditional sales market. However, the established art community values works based on rules they have set for over a century. NFTs now offer advantages such as anonymous auctions and no tax on art sales, compensating for the loss of traditional money laundering schemes.

Cryptoinvesting aligns with Robert Cialdini's six principles, but people should differentiate between utilizing cryptocurrencies for transactions and investing based on faith. Ultimately, high demand raises prices, attracting new buyers, leading to investment based on universal faith.


Three decades ago, bank accounts were thought to be impregnable, twenty years ago the internet was seen as an open space, and ten years ago cryptocurrency promised freedom and anonymity. However, as long as there are buyers and sellers, markets will exist.

The NFT market is now experiencing real transactions, and though it's still operating at a billion-dollar level, it's continually growing and evolving.


NFT artworks are sold on trading platforms that operate like online stores. However, they often have vulnerabilities caused by insufficient security measures during the development stages. These errors are exploited by cybercriminals who can upload an illustration with malicious code, steal victims' accounts or extort money from them.


NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, are digital units of account that create unique digital impressions for various items such as paintings, photos, music, and videos. They are highly valued by collectors, gamers, and art enthusiasts who buy and sell them through auctions.

NFTs are stored on the blockchain, a chain of blocks, with each block containing information located across various devices worldwide. The encryption method of the blockchain makes it challenging to crаck because you can only crаck one block, not the entire chain.

Tokens can be records in one of the blocks, but what if you need a unique token? NFTs provide the answer. Each NFT is an original, non-interchangeable token that cannot be compared to other tokens like traditional currency.


From what I understand, the value of any NFT is still determined by the value of the material object (picture) behind it. That is, one can draw some analogy with the paintings of the same Van Gogh, which, during the life of the author, cost practically nothing in comparison with today's prices. And all thanks to the "promotion" of the community. But with NFT, unlike the paintings of Van Gogh, things are much worse. "Promotion" tends to gradually "fade out" and the "happy" owner of such a "creation" runs the risk of becoming a member of an ordinary pyramid - financial "cheating", in which only the "top" initiators turned out to be the real winners. ???


newbielink:https://www.blockchainfirm.io/nft-marketplace-development [nonactive] - While the market cap of NFTs is rapidly increasing, businesses can take up this opportunity to start their own marketplaces to elevate their brand and improve their overall net value