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FALSE: ‘Coca-Cola Welfare Fund’ survey

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FALSE: ‘Coca-Cola Welfare Fund’ survey
Coca-Cola Philippines, through its verified Facebook page ‘COCA-COLA Philippines,’ denies any connection to the website links of the purported survey
At a glance
  • Claim: A survey about a so-called “Coca-Cola Welfare Fund” is taking place.
  • Rating: FALSE
  • The facts: Coca-Cola Philippines, through its verified Facebook page “COCA-COLA Philippines,” denies any connection to the website links of the purported survey.
  • Why we fact-checked this: Links to the purported survey have been spreading on Facebook Messenger.
Complete details

Links to a so-called “Coca-Cola Welfare Fund” survey have been reported to be spreading on Facebook Messenger. A CrowdTangle search shows that the links have also been posted on publicly available pages and groups.

This survey is not real. The “Coca-Cola Welfare Fund” survey is confirmed to be a fraud.

Coca-Cola Philippines, through its verified Facebook page “COCA-COLA Philippines,” denies any connection to the website links of the purported survey. It a photo posted on June 5, the company says, “Please be informed that COCA-COLA is NOT CONNECTED in any way to these websites.” It also urges everyone to be cautious and to not share information to “these fraudulent websites.”

The post by “COCA-COLA Philippines” enjoins social media users to get updates on its promos on its official Facebook page.

The Facebook page “Coca-Cola Philippines Careers” also issued an official statement on June 4 about the so-called survey as well. It calls on social media users to be careful and to go to its official social media pages for information, as well as to report issues such as suspected scams to alert.response@coca-cola.com.ph. – Percival Bueser/Rappler.com

Percival Bueser is a graduate of Rappler’s fact-checking mentorship program. This fact check was reviewed by a member of Rappler’s research team and a senior editor. Learn more about Rappler’s fact-checking mentorship program here.

Keep us aware of suspicious Facebook pages, groups, accounts, websites, articles, or photos in your network by contacting us at factcheck@rappler.com. Let us battle disinformation one Fact Check at a time.

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