Tokens, NFTs: the blockchain universe looks to capitalise on Will Smith's Oscars slap

The digital works, collected under the name Will Smith Slap DAO, show the moment actor Will Smith slaps comedian Chris Rock or his reaction to the joke about his wife's condition with meme text (often cryptocurrency slang) and different border colours. — AFP

After an ocean of memes swept through social networks, Will Smith's Oscars slap of Chris Rock on Sunday evening has inspired a frenzy of activity among cryptocurrency creators, who seem to have no qualms when it comes to parody. But all joking aside, would-be investors should beware as this kind of financial move seems downright dangerous.

It seems like a phenomenon that we'll have to get used to.

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