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Jim Paredes slams ‘fake’ Tulfo brothers FB page for misrepresenting beach photo as Boracay

/ 05:08 PM October 19, 2018

Image: Facebook/Jim Paredes

Jim Paredes called out a Facebook page supposedly linked to the Tulfo brothers for using a fake photo of Boracay Island.

This started when a Facebook page named Tulfo Brothers page, having a profile picture of Ramon, Erwin and Ben, shared a photo that it claimed was Boracay last Sept. 25. It read: “Ganito na kaganda ang Boracay. Salamat kay Tatay Digong (This is how beautiful Boracay is now. Thanks to Digong).”

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Image: Facebook/Tulfo Brothers Page

The singing legend and activist then took notice on Twitter Wednesday that the photo was fake. “Indonesia. Not Boracay. Fake news from Tulfo brothers.”

Image: Twitter/@Jimaparedes

Paredes verified that the photo identified as Boracay was fake. He then cited that the photo was that of a beach in Indonesia, based on an article from a travel website.

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However, a tour website from China, China Connections Tour (china-tour.cn), showed the photo as having been taken in Asian Dragon Bay in Hainan province.

Image: Screengrab from china-tour.cn

Other Facebook netizens also noticed the fake photo on Facebook, with one asking others to report the supposed page.

Image: Facebook/Tulfo Brothers Page

Image: Facebook/Tulfo Brothers Page

Image: Facebook/Tulfo Brothers Page

The Tulfo Brothers have yet to speak up on the issue, as of this writing.  /ra

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