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MetaMask Blasts Impending Airdrop Rumors as ‘False' and ‘Dangerous'

Have you heard about the rumors of a MetaMask airdrop on March 31? If you have, you might want to think twice before believing them. MetaMask, the popular provider, has issued a warning to its about “false and dangerous” rumors of an upcoming snapshot or airdrop of its native , MASK. 🚨

According to Cointelegraph, some accounts have been spreading misinformation about a MetaMask token airdrop, claiming that users need to connect their to a phishing website and provide their seed phrases or passwords. This is a classic scam technique that aims to steal users' funds and personal information. 😡

MetaMask has denied any plans for an airdrop or a snapshot on March 31, and has urged its users to be vigilant for fake sites in the coming days. In a tweet on March 28, MetaMask said:

🚨There are quite a few false rumors going around about a MetaMask snapshot/airdrop/etc. on March 31. These rumors are not only false, but they are dangerous. They create for scammers and phishers. Please be on the lookout for fake sites in the coming days🙏

So, where did these rumors come from? Well, some that they may be linked to a recent interview with and co-founder Joe Lubin, who said that his firm is “actively working to decentralize” MetaMask and that they were intending to a token. Lubin also hinted at a MetaMask token in a tweet back in November 2021, saying “Wen $MASK? Stay tuned.” 🤔

However, MetaMask has not confirmed any details or dates for its token launch, and has not announced any official airdrop or snapshot . Therefore, any claims or websites that suggest otherwise are most likely that should be avoided at all costs. 😱

If you are a MetaMask user, you should always your seed phrase and password, and never share them with anyone or enter them on any website that is not verified by MetaMask. You should also always check the URL and the SSL certificate of any website that asks you to connect your wallet, and look for signs of phishing or spoofing. 🕵️‍♂️

MetaMask is one of the most popular and widely used Web3 wallets in the space, with over 10 million monthly active users. It allows users to access () on various blockchains, such as Ethereum, Smart Chain, , and more. It also offers features such as customizable network settings, , token swap, and on-ramp. 😍

If you are interested in learning more about MetaMask and how to use it safely and securely, you can visit their official website at or follow them on Twitter at @MetaMask. You can also check out their blog posts and on how to avoid phishing and scams here: How to avoid phishing scams and Protecting Yourself and Your Funds. 🙌

We hope this article has provided you with some useful information and insights on the MetaMask airdrop rumors and how to stay safe online. Remember, if something sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Always do your own research and verify the sources before trusting any claims or websites. Stay smart, stay safe, and stay tuned for more crypto and updates from ! 😊

Melanie Lynskey

By Melanie Lynskey

Hi, I’m Melanie Lynskey, a writer at I love to write about politics, history, and social issues. I’m always passionate about exploring different perspectives and challenging the status quo, and I enjoy sharing my analysis and commentary with my readers. I have a degree in political science from the University of Oxford, and I have worked as a journalist and a researcher before joining When I’m not writing, I like to travel, learn new languages, and listen to podcasts. You can follow me on Facebook @melanie.lynskey or email me at

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