Several Facebook (FB) pages uploaded a satirical graphic claiming that Senator-elect Alan Peter Cayetano turned back on his promise to provide a P10,000 ayuda (cash assistance) as if it were true.

On June 8, the satire FB page Philippine Daily New Society published a news card that read: “CAYETANO CANCELS 10K AYUDA DUE TO HIGH DEMAND IN FB COMMENT SECTIONS.”

The graphic is clearly labeled “SATIRE ONLY,” and bore the tagline “News You Can’t Trust,” possibly derived from CNN Philippines’ “News You Can Trust” slogan.

“This page is for satire, parody, and entertainment purposes only. This page is NOT a source of factual information,” Philippine Daily New Society’s About page on FB read.

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