Philippine elections 2022

Joke post claiming Philippine university to be made a shopping mall misleads online

Published on 27/05/2022 at 11:32

A joke post about the sprawling campus of the state-run University of the Philippines (UP) purportedly being converted into the world's biggest shopping mall was repeatedly shared on Facebook -- and misled some social media users. A university official told AFP the claim is untrue and "runs counter to UP's legal mandate".