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Vitalik Buterin “dislikes” expensive PFP NFTs like BAYC

Ethereum cofounder Vitalik Buterin does not like expensive PFP FFTs. In a tweet, Vitalik Buterin shared his contradicting views and values. This included his dislike for “$3M monkeys”, which could be related to projects such as BAYC.

The picture shows Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin
Vitalik Yeterin is a programmer and writer. He also co-founded the Ethereum blockchain. Credit: 2017 Bloomberg Finance LP

Vitalik Buterin’s Opinion About Crypto and NFTs

Buterin who is a programmer and active crypto community member has been vocal about his opinions about anything connected to the Ethereum blockchain. It’s not surprising that he expressed his disapproval of high-priced PFP NFTs like BAYC, which is Ethereum-based.

According to his post, he dislikes many financial blockchain applications. He cited “$3M monkeys” as an example. He did however admit that he does appreciate the role it plays within the crypto economy as well as DAO governance.

The post shows a tweet by Vitalik Buterin about expensive NFTs such as BAYC
Buterin is not a fan of expensive NFTs. Credit: Vitalik Buterin on Twitter

BAYC Holders Responds to Buterin’s Post

The NFT community didn’t miss the chance to respond to Buterin’s post. Particularly, BAYC holders defended the Bored Apes NFT Project.

Twitter user@just1n_eth responded to Buterin, saying that the Ethereum cofounder should show respect for Bored Ape Yacht Club. “The reality is BAYC is culture and is the most successful NFT collection built on ETH. He said, “Embrace the success of the community instead of constantly taking your shots.”

Others spent time explaining the role of PFP NFTs in the countless possibilities of blockchain technology. Twitter user @BenjiSucher stated that PFPs would not be the final state for NFTs, but it was what is currently desired by the market. He also highlighted the fact that PFPs will allow for the development of other important NFT applications.

Finally, @OGDeathBot, Bored ape holder, expressed his views on the matter: “Digital collectibles can be fun. Fun Monkey PFP NFT Jpegs These are essential for mainstream adoption. It’s one of the gateways to the amazing ecosystem you’ve helped to build on Ethereum.”

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Henry Hicks
Henry Hicks
NFT and Crypto Enthusiast. Loves Travelling and Exploring the Metaverse!


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