Based on Kompas.com verification so far, this information is incorrect.
KOMPAS.com – An information spread through the messaging application Whatsapp. The information circulating said that Adidas distributed shoes, T-shirts and masks for free.
This information circulated on social media on August 2, 2020.
The message that was circulating also included link and there is an invitation to click link to get the Adidas product.
When confirmed, Adidas Indonesia said it had never distributed these objects through link.
This information is confirmed hoaks.
Based on search Kompas.com, the message circulated in the Whatsapp group.
The message is known to not spread on social media, based on searches conducted Kompas.com .
Here is one narration in circulation:
“WOW! Adidas offers 3100 Free Shoes, T-shirts and Masks for everyone. Get yours here for FREE
Kompas.com contacted Adidas Senior Manager, Brand Activations, Cinita Mayakatri to confirm this.
Adidas confirmed that the message was a hoax.
“Thank you for checking with us. Link which spreads hoaks, “Cinita told Kompas.com, Sunday (2/8/2020).
He said, link distributed via Whatsapp is not a link from PT Adidas Indonesia.
Adidas never distributed free shoes, t-shirt, and mask that way.
Cinita also mentioned that PT Adidas Indonesia did not hold a program as written in the message.
Message hoaks like this have never happened before.
“Before this there were also link which circulated on behalf of Adidas, but the Indonesian Adidas never carried out the program, “said Cinita.
He reminded the community to be more careful with link hoaks are rife nowadays.
Those who receive messages like this are advised not to click link something like that.
“The public can see from the Adidas Indonesia’s official website or social media account about the activities or programs that we do,” Cinita said.