We are considering developing a new NFT standard - shareable NFTs.
Regular NFTs often represent real-world objects that can change the owner in a regular way (person A gives the object to person B) and transferring of NFT reflects this action.
Shareable NFTs are intended to represent a virtual world object that can be shared between persons - e.g. a song, blog article, digital art or contribution to a open source project. These virtual world objects cannot be “moved” or “transfered” the same way as real world objects (therefore regular transferable NFTs don’t properly reflect their nature), but these types of items can be shared/copied - here we suggest shareable NFTs to represent these items and their natural behavior.
We envision two possible types of NFT sharing: open and permissioned sharing.
With open sharing a shareable NFT can be shared by anyone - this is suitable for NFTs representing publicly available items and the act of sharing can serve as an endorsement of the item.
In this case only the original holder of the NFT could share it with someone else. This can cover use-cases such as acknowledging others that helped you receive a badge or recognition NFT.
We are also considering making these shareable NFTs non-transferable.
Do you think these would be meaningful use-cases? Do you have any thoughts on the implementation?