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'Nyan Cat' flying Pop-Tart meme sells for nearly $600,000 as one-of-a-kind crypto art

4 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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A crypto art rendition of the Nyan Cat meme sold for about $590,000 on Friday.
Crypto art represents a $100 million market and allows digital artists to monetize memes.
Investors have gambled on digital keepsakes like the Nyan Cat in the past.
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A one-of-a-kind digital rendition of the Nyan Cat meme from 2011 sold for about $590,000 in an online auction on Friday. Over the past few weeks, online sales of nonfungible tokens, more commonly known as NFTs, have taken off, as cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin boomed. NFT art...
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