At a glance
- Claim: The websites ph-mcdelivery.online and ph-mcdonalds.online identify themselves as the delivery websites of McDonald’s Philippines. They also offer special discounts and promotions.
- Rating: FALSE
- The facts: These two websites are fake. The official delivery website of McDonald’s Philippines is mcdelivery.com.ph.
- Why we fact-checked this: The websites look very similar to the official website of McDonald’s Philippines, and could dupe paying customers.
The websites ph-mcdelivery.online and ph-mcdonalds.online identify themselves as the delivery websites of McDonald’s Philippines. They also offer special discounts and promotions.
CrowdTangle data show that the two websites have accumulated 3,681 combined interactions on Facebook, as of writing.
These websites are fake.
The official delivery website of McDonald’s Philippines is mcdelivery.com.ph.
In a post on its verified Facebook page on Monday, September 20, McDonald’s Philippines warned customers of the impostor delivery sites, and urged the public to only order through their official website.
“The company is committed to ensure the safety of our consumers not just when they enjoy their favorite McDonald’s meals, but also as they share credentials when they use its various eCommerce platforms. The public is likewise encouraged to be extra careful and to conduct transactions only on official and verified sites,” McDonald’s Philippines said in a media advisory sent to Rappler.
The fast-food chain also has an official mobile app called the McDelivery PH App. Its products are also sold on the official platforms of its delivery partners, including Grab, Foodpanda, Lazada, Pickaroo, and GLife.
For more information about the official announcements and promotions of McDonald’s Philippines, refer to its verified Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube accounts. – Pauline Macaraeg/Rappler.com
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