Facebook verifies Flavia Tumusiime’s fan page
Flavia has hit yet another milestone. She’s the first local female Ugandan celebrity to have her Facebook fan page verified. Her journey kicked off at the age of 14 at WBS Television as a host of Teens Club, a popular teens show. Flavia then became the face of Freedum Nytil, a clothing brand from 2006-2008 and its from then that she evolved into award winning roles like being the first East African to co-host Big Brother Africa reality show, the first Ugandan VJ for the popular Africa Music Channel (Channel O).
Flavia co-hosted the Guinness Football Challenge from 2011 and is now in its 3rd season. She currently hosts the daily mid morning show on Capital FM, which won an award in 2013 & 2014 for being the best mid morning show.
Credibility for brands and everyone especially people in the entertainment industry – TV, Radio, Music in Uganda is a constant struggle especially in the era of social media.
We are happy to announce that FACEBOOK has verified Tumusiime Flavia’s facebook page and she becomes one of few Ugandans to have a verified account.
Flavia’s line of work has put her in the spotlight making her a target for malicious people who want to feed off her fame. This has exposed her to scams and rumours that have been floating around. Facebook verifies profiles or Pages to help you be sure that they are who they claim to be. Verification is aimed at fixing this identity issue for personalities and brands; by offering instant credibility; it allows you to separate yourself from anyone who might be trying to use your brand name maliciously.
The Blue Badge next to Tumusiime Flavia’s Facebook name will help eliminate the confusion for her friends, business partners and fans who couldn’t tell the official pages from the fake ones.
Nearly 800 million people are connected to public figures on Facebook, and interacting with athletes, musicians, actors and other influencers is an important part of the Facebook experience.