On Monday, a crowd of angry demonstrators appeared to be carrying provocative signs that read “God Hates NFT,” “Make Fiat Great Again” and “Vitalic is the Antichrist.” stirred up on social media.
There was strong pushback against non-fungible tokens (NFTs) at the peak of their popularity in 2021, with “right-clickers” railing against “useless JPEGs”. That said, picketing in the heart of New York during the annual NFT.NYC convention seemed like a step too far.
Most of the Twitter users started ridiculing the protesters without realizing that they were actually ridiculed. Only a few users realized that the whole incident was fake.
as AdAge. reported byThe picket was a hilarious marketing stunt orchestrated by streetwear brand The Hundreds.
Co-founder Bobby Kim, who posted the viral video on his social media accounts, confessed that his company raised bigots and hired actors.
Without taking the side of crypto haters and supporters, Kim says the whole thing was designed to “let off steam.”
Meanwhile, NFTs continue to attract more criticism after their prices fell in tandem with the rest of the cryptocurrency market. as Reported by U.TodayMicrosoft co-founder Bill Gates recently lambasted NFTs as a sham, claiming they are based on a “more foolish theory”.