Some misleading posts hitting out at financial institutions remain online despite being proven false

DBS India employees, alongside chief executive officer Piyush Gupta, celebrate the opening of a new office in Mumbai on Sept 5, 2017.
DBS India employees, alongside chief executive officer Piyush Gupta, celebrate the opening of a new office in Mumbai on Sept 5, 2017.PHOTO: DBS/FACEBOOK

Social media postings hitting out at some banks and financial institutions, for their hiring practices which appeared to favour some nationalities ahead of Singaporeans, have been doing the rounds.

Some of the commentators, however, have been lax about fact-checking or ensuring that their posts reflect reality. Others have made misleading or even false claims.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 29, 2020, with the headline 'Some misleading posts remain online despite being proven false'. Print Edition | Subscribe