Several hours after polling precincts closed on May 9, a fabricated screenshot of an alleged report from GMA News went viral and showed Vice President Leni Robredo in a head-to-head race with Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. for the presidential seat.
Robredo was shown with 19,706,564 votes from a partial and unofficial tally, while the latter had 20,084,651. This is not true.
GMA News issued a statement stating that the circulating screenshots are fake.
“Some screenshots of GMA’s Eleksyon 2022 television coverage and results website have been edited and manipulated to feature false election results, and spread on social media by unscrupulous accounts,” it wrote in an advisory published May 10 on its Facebook (FB) page.
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