Litecoin Network Gets Ordinals As Bitcoin 'NFTs' Soar To 154K

A developer brought Ordinals to the Litecoin LTC/USD network on Monday. Ordinals are essentially NFTs that have the ability to inscribe content other than transactions on the Bitcoin BTC/USD network. 

What Happened: According to Dune analytics, over 154,000 inscriptions have been created to date. Now, a developer has taken this a step further by adapting the Ordinals project for the proof-of-work blockchain Litecoin. 

Software engineer Anthony Guerrera forked the GitHub repository for Bitcoin Ordinals and developed LTC Ordinals.

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The journey to bring Ordinals to the Litecoin blockchain began on Feb. 10 when a Twitter user, Indigo Nakamoto, offered an incentive of 5 LTC (approx. $500) to any person who successfully ported Ordinals to Litecoin.

According to Glassnode, the Bitcoin network is experiencing a sharp uptick in activity, setting its Transaction Count Momentum to its highest level since January 2021.

Last week, an Ordinal featuring a one-second audio recording of a wet fart reportedly sold for Bitcoin worth $280,000.

Price Action: At the time of writing, BTC was trading at $24,903 up 1.63% in the last 24 hours, according to Benzinga Pro.

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