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People are Photoshopping “Likes for Free Stuff” Conversations with Brands

A few days ago we wrote about how people should stop asking for free stuff in exchange for Likes, Comments, and Shares. Apparently we have to call out another practice related to that. Some people are desperate for attention that they’re photoshopping fake conversations with brands like the one below.

McDonald's Philippines Releases Statement on Fake PM Deal
McDonald’s Philippines Releases Statement on Fake PM Deal

Uh… I know that whoever made that fake conversation was just having fun. However you have to realize several things. First you’re at legal risk. You’re infringing the IP rights of the brand by creating and posting stuff like that. Two, when you get busted that it’s fake (like what just happened), you end up looking incredibly uh… desperate for attention.

Anyway, if you guys see posts like this pop up on your feed, just be informed that there’s a big chance that the conversation you’re saying is fake. Don’t like, share, or comment on it because you’re really just adding on to and passing on the stupidity. ^^;


Colin Chan

Colin is Unbox's resident Nokia Lumia fanboy. He's inept in any other OS but he's trying his best to learn...so go easy on him. What he lacks in technical know-how he makes up with a wealth of cultural knowledge--hence he writes (or should be writing) Movie Reviews and other things like men's fashion and whatnot.


  1. Well some Filipinos are very good at that. Fake conversations, fake news, fake photos etc etc. It’s a norm nowadays. Change has come Lol!

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