- Collectable NFTs consisting of posts, video clips and historical archives collected across its 118 years of legacy
- OKX premium users to get priority access to the NFT collection
- OKX to explore collaboration with Indian media houses for legacy content monetization
- Partnership to create news media-centric metaverse projects
OKX, the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency exchange by spot trading volume, today announced a partnership with the South China Morning Post (SCMP), a Hong Kong-based English newspaper that has been operational for the past 118 years. Through this partnership, OKX will enable SCMP to create collectible NFTs of their historical archives collected over 118 years which consists of video clips, stories, coverage of historical events which shaped the world.
Artifacts by SCMP are collectible NFTs from the South China Morning Post’s 118 years of archives. OKX is unlocking opportunities, exclusively for its Premium members, a chance to own moments of history and be part of a community enthusiastically preserving history on the blockchain.
In line with its first drop in mid-March 2022, the South China Morning Post is looking forward to commemorating the drop around 1997’s impact on the consequential history of Asia. The newspaper is all set to highlight contemporary reports revolving around the Handover of Hong Kong from British to Chinese rule, the Asian Financial Crisis, the deaths of Deng Xiaoping and Princess Diana, the Avian flu outbreak, and much more.
Commenting on the development Jay Hao, OKX CEOsaid, “We are proud to onboard and serve our global family under the OKX Premium client program. There is significant potential in the crypto and metaverse space and OKX is striving to create a more welcoming environment for all. Our collaboration with SCMP is just the beginning of this ambitious program. ”
Commenting on the development Gary Liu, SCMP’s CEOsaid, “Through our artifacts whitepaper, we look forward to inspiring other ‘guardians of history’ to share our vision of making history more discoverable, connected, and collectable. We are delighted to have OKX as our partner in our endeavor to create media -centric metaverse projects. ”
OKX has embarked on an exciting journey to bring NFTs to the masses by creating highly engaging platforms for the users. The content driven NFTs will create new revenue streams for legacy media organizations and serve as a connecting link between current generation and rich historical events which shaped the modern world.
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