It was difficult to escape the acronym NFT in the last year. THE non fungible tokens have become part of mainstream culture especially among the so-called Generation Z.
Using data from Google Trends, Linkfluence and Answer the Public, Ebuyer, UK electronics retailer, pointed out how they have been beyond 61 million conversations on NFTs and 15 million conversations on the metaverse globally in the last 12 months.
Americans are more interested in the subject. In the United States, there have been over 8.5 million conversations on NFT and 2 million on the metaverse in the past year. Indonesia and India came in second and third with 2.1 million and 1 million conversations generated respectively. Italy stops first: 190,118 conversations over the past year about NFT and metaverse.
But what are the prevailing feelings of the public towards the NFT he was born in Metaverse?
Although 22% of conversations sparked positive sentiment, 5% of us are still wary of non-fungible tokens. The situation is similar for the metaverse, with 13% of conversations having a positive feeling and 6% having a negative feeling.
NFT: the dominant concerns
The NFT will they devalue? Will the Metaverse Fail? When the currency is not tangible, understandably, some may feel that it is also unreliable. In fact, more than 1.7 million people around the world are still showing a negative perception towards these technologies. But as paying with Face ID has become part of our daily life, our attitudes will change towards the cryptocurrency and virtual reality?
Looking at Answer the Public to find the most popular searches, the most frequently asked questions are: “Are NFTs harmful to the environment?” and “Are NFTs harmful?” These are issues whose Google search has increased by more than 5000%.
Gen Z: more interested
On the total number of conversations, the Gen Z plays a prominent active role: 42% of conversations regarding NFTs came from 18-24 year olds. The metaverse has also been a big topic of discussion with 45% of the conversations sparked by this age group in the past year.
Surprisingly i baby boomers they have won a share of over 12% for both NFTs and the Metaverse, showing interest in these new forms of technology.