Photo of Filipino fast food chain mascot doctored to include support for presidential hopeful Marcos Jr

Updated on 24/01/2022 at 09:44

An image has been repeatedly shared in social media posts that claim it shows a Filipino fast food chain's mascot holding a sign in support of Ferdinand Marcos Jr, the frontrunner in the Philippines' upcoming presidential election. Comments on the posts indicated some social media users believed the image was genuine. In reality, the image had been digitally altered to insert a reference to Marcos Jr, the son and namesake of the country's former dictator.