Optimism builders jvmi and Kelvin Fichter released a brand new app known as Magic Mirror on Nov. 9 that permits NFT holders to repeat or “mirror” their Optimism NFTs to the Ethereum mainnet. NFT holders can now use their Optimism NFTs in a wide range of verified apps, equivalent to in Twitter’s profile badge system — the place beforehand, solely NFTs native to Ethereum Layer 1 may very well be used.
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Twitter launched its NFT badge function in January, permitting NFT holders to confirm possession of their artwork. Verified NFTs can be utilized as a profile pic on Twitter, the place they’re then denoted with a particular, hexagonal form. Previous to Magic Mirror’s launch, holders of NFTs from different networks, like Optimism, Polygon, or Avalanche, didn’t have the power to do that.
The corporate stated that this new instrument is an try to resolve this downside, albeit just for holders of Optimism NFTs. Customers can swap out the NFT that’s inside wach mirror anytime they need, reasonably than minting a brand new one every time. Nevertheless, just one Optimism NFT could be put contained in the mirror at a time.
Magic Mirror is a part of a renewed push by Optimism to win the battle between Ethereum scaling options. In June, a model of balancer was launched on the Optimism platform, and in September, 1Inch customers on Optimism obtained a 300K token airdrop to incentivize use of the community.