During the year 2018, many of the TRX holders were victims to Facebook scammers. As it was seen that these scammers were using fake TRON foundation accounts to hoodwink the Facebook users.
Eventually this resulted in TRON working with Facebook to provide all its users with trust and perfect authentication to their accounts. TRON Foundation advised all its users on Medium saying that
Please do not send any money to anyone posing as TRON or justinsuntron, and always look for the blue verification check mark on all of Justin’s and TRON Foundation’s posts and comments. Thank you!
To keep all the TRX holders safe from potential scams, TRON posted a tweet.
TRON Foundation Account is now verified on Facebook. Please do not send any money to anyone posing as #TRON or justinsuntron, and always look for the blue verification check mark on all of Justin's and TRON Foundation’s posts and comments. #TRX $TRX https://t.co/fsWYD8ABb3
— TRON Foundation (@Tronfoundation) February 6, 2019
Facebook was quite anti-cryptocurrency a while back. Along with this decision of providing a verified account to TRON foundation and acquiring Chainspace, their interest towards cryptocurrency was clearly visible.
Although, this may be a startup but this shows its big step towards its adoption of cryptocurrency in their industry. Eventually, Zuckerberg wants learn more and more about cryptocurrencies and blockchain.
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