The monthly trading volume of nonfungible tokens (NFTs) and memecoins on Bitcoin in May surpassed Solana’s volume, according to data from CryptoSlam.
Bitcoin ordinals trading volume currently stands in second place behind Ethereum, which did $393 million in NFT volume, more than twice that of ordinals on Bitcoin (BTC) in 30-days starting April 23.
Bitcoin gained a significant lead over popular blockchains like Polygon, ImmutableX, BNB Chain and Solana during this period.According to a Dune dashboard by BRC-20 token standard creator Domo, BRC-20 token transactions accounted for the majority of ordinals activity on Bitcoin.
The BRC-20 token standard is an experimental fungible token standard built using ordinals. It has harbored hype for memecoin, speculative cryptocurrencies whose price action is fueled by certain enthusiastic communities.The total market capitalization of BRC-20 memecoins breached the $1 billion mark during the first half of May as the hype around it picked up.Read more on cointelegraph.com