The launch of the MainNet of the Tron (TRX) project is currently only 7 days away. The exact time to the second can be found on the Tron Website and currently reads 7 Days, 6 Hours, 55 Minutes and 20 Seconds. As part of the events that lead up to the launch, Justin Sun and the Tron Foundation have announced a TRX airdrop via Twitter and Telegram.
Justin Sun was the first to make the announcement on Twitter when he said the following:
$TRX #TRON mainnet will be launched soon, we prepared millions of #TRX candies, join us to get #TRX candies, you can also get more by inviting friends, the airdrop will be ended at 12:00 AM June, 1, if candies were given out, it will be ended in advance.
The Tron Team has also made the same announcement via the Tron Official Group on the Telegram Messaging platform. They made an effort to warn against scams. In the chat, the following announcement was made.
$TRX #TRON mainnet will be launched soon, we prepared millions of #TRX candies, join us https://tron.network/activity/d8c1d4aa43e12e39?lang=en to get TRX candies, you can also get more by inviting friends, the airdrop will be ended on 12:00 AM June, 1, if candies were given out, it will be ended in advance. Be aware of scams! Don’t follow any links by any impersonators. Don’t ever send any token to anyone!!! If you want to have discussion about Tron without the Tokenbot messages please visit our official Fan group:
The link provided by the team, leads to a page where you can get get 2 TRX for the first time you register, and can get an additional 4 TRX when you invite a friend to the Telegram Chat group. All you have to do is enter your Ethereum address and follow the instructions. However, if you are in the United States, China, New Zealand, Canada, South Korea or OFAC sanctioned countries, you cannot participate in the Airdrop.
The said airdrop has aided in the increment of Tron members in the said Telegram Chat group as was intended.
The token has also been affected by the general decline in prices in the crypto market. TRX is still in the number 9 position on coinmarketcap.com. It is currently valued at $0.069 and down 12.72% in the last 24 hours and at the moment of writing this.