Popular actress, Yvonne Okoro is the latest top African actress to get her Twitter account verified.
Her verification comes on the heels of recent reports that a TV commercial she shot for Philips was advertised on international platform, CNN.
Verification on twitter has become a big deal for celebrities and companies around the world, because it helps their followers to identify their real accounts from the fake ones.
Yvonne’s @yvonneokoro account, as of Thursday morning, had 167,800 followers and the figure is expected to soar in the coming weeks.
A Twitter account is verified with a blue verified badge on the Twitter profile. Verification is sometimes used to establish authenticity of identities on Twitter. The verified badge also helps users discover high-quality sources of information and trust that a legitimate source is authoring the account’s Tweets.
There had been others claims that twitter account holders with large followers also get verified.
Yvonne Okoro joins African celebrated actresses as Genevieve Nnaji, Omotoli J. Ekeinde, and Yvonne Nelson, others whose accounts are verified. Currently, the beautiful actress remains an iconic figure of true African beauty with a large following. Her voice and personality radiate a good confidence of a woman of character and virtue just as she appeals to a diverse audience.