New tool mirrors Optimism NFTs to Ethereum mainnet for use in verified apps

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Optimism builders jvmi and Kelvin Fichter released a brand new app referred to as Magic Mirror on Nov. 9 that enables 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, resembling in Twitter’s profile badge system — the place beforehand, solely NFTs native to Ethereum Layer 1 may very well be used.

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 pic 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 flexibility to do that.

The corporate mentioned that this new instrument is an try to resolve this drawback, albeit just for holders of Optimism NFTs. Customers can swap out the NFT that’s inside wach mirror anytime they need, fairly than minting a brand new one every time. Nevertheless, just one Optimism NFT may 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 solutions. In June, a version of balancer was released on the Optimism platform, and in September, 1Inch customers on Optimism received a 300K token airdrop to incentivize use of the community.