Optimism builders jvmi and Kelvin Fichter released a brand new app referred to as Magic Mirror on Nov. 9 that enables nonfungible token (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, corresponding to in Twitter’s profile badge system — the place beforehand, solely NFTs native to Ethereum layer 1 could possibly be used.
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Twitter launched its NFT badge characteristic in January, permitting NFT holders to confirm possession of their artwork. Verified NFTs can be utilized as a profile image 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 mentioned that this new software is an try to unravel this drawback, albeit just for holders of Optimism NFTs. Customers can swap out the NFT that’s inside every mirror anytime they need, somewhat than minting a brand new one every time. Nonetheless, 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 a balancer was launched on the Optimism platform, and in September, 1Inch customers on Optimism obtained a 300,000 token airdrop to incentivize using the community.