MetaMask Warns Against Fake Airdrop Claims – Be Alert!

• MetaMask, the web3 wallet operator, has warned its users about false rumors of a non-existent airdrop.
• The warning was issued due to recent speculations surrounding the airdrop and increased activity on MetaMask.
• This is likely connected to Joe Lubin’s mention of a token during his “fireside chat” session at ETHDenver 2023.

MetaMask Warns Users About Fake Airdrop Claims

The operator of the web3 wallet known as MetaMask has warned its customers about „false rumors“ about a non-existent airdrop that seems to have been circulating on social media. MetaMask issued the warning on its Twitter account and mentioned „quite a few false rumors“ about an upcoming MetaMask snapshot or airdrop taking place on March 31.

Recent Controversies Surrounding Airdrops

More controversies surrounded the recent airdrops, leading to MetaMask’s warning. This is likely connected to ConsenSys CEO and Ethereum co-founder Joe Lubin’s “fireside chat” session which took place on March 14 at ETHDenver 2023. During this session, Joe Lubin emphasized that his company is „currently trying to decentralize“ MetaMask and mentioned that they had plans to distribute a token.

Increase in Activity After Recent Airdrops

After recent airdrops from the Ethereum Name Service and Lubin’s token announcement, there was an increased activity on MetaMask due to reports of an upcoming airdrop back in November 2021. Following this, Lubin made mention of his token.

MetaMask Encourages Users To Look For Phony Sites

In light of these rumors, the team at MetaMask encouraged users to be on the lookout for bogus sites in days ahead. They also urged their customers not to fall prey for any such scams or phishing attempts.


MetaMask has taken necessary steps by warning its users against fake claims regarding their service and encourages them to stay vigilant when it comes online security measures.