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FAKE: This Facebook page does not belong to Kenyan content creator Eve Mungai

Mungai has dismissed the page.

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This Facebook page claiming to belong to Kenyan digital content creator Eve Mungai is FAKE.

The Facebook page, operated under the username “Mungai eve,” had accumulated 65,000 likes and 136,000 followers as of 2 October 2023.

In one of the posts, the page shares an image of the content creator with the caption “Beb nisaidie na 10million Agently saai”. This is Swahili for “Babe help me with 10 million urgently”.

The page administrator comments on the same post and urges people to promote their social media accounts on the page. Those interested are asked to send a message to a particular WhatsApp number.

“Promote your page Ig, Facebook, TikTok or YouTube account !!! HERE Meanwhile Dm me what’sapp for more information 0103422618,” the page administrator writes.

We searched the contact on the caller identification platform, TrueCaller, and found it is listed as “Sheriff Ke” and includes a male profile photo, which raises a red flag. It is important to note that TrueCaller relies on crowdsourced data, which may occasionally result in inaccuracies or outdated information.

different post on the page asks followers to message the page admin on WhatsApp if they want to learn how to get likes on their pages.

“Ukitaka kufunzwa namna ya kupata likes 1k,2k,3k mpaka 15k likes kwenye page ama account yako inbox 0707519478 me nikupe mbinu pamoja na mafunzo 📥🥰💚No password needed 💝My Timeline is a proof 💪🏃Follow me first (If you want to be trained on how to get 1k, 2k, 3k likes up to 15k likes on your page or account, inbox 0707519478 and I will give you tips and training 📥 💚No password needed 💝My Timeline is a proof 💪🏃Follow me first),” the page admin writes.

The phone number provided is listed as “Peter Kahiti” on TrueCaller, another red flag.

However, does this page belong to Eve Mungai? We did some digging.

We reached out to the content creator, and she confirmed to us that the Facebook page we are debunking does not belong to her.

“That’s a fake account. My page is the one at 788k,” Mungai told PesaCheck in a direct message.

She also attached a screenshot of her official Facebook page. By the time of writing this fact-check on 2 October 2023, the Facebook page had 792,000 followers.

We also contacted Director Trevor, the founder and CFO of Eve Mungai Media, on his verified Instagram account, and he confirmed that “the page doesn’t belong to Eve”.

Upon perusing Director Trevor’s Instagram account, we came across a post on 23 July 2023, where he posted a screenshot of Mungai’s Facebook page. This page corresponds precisely to the one Mungai shared in a direct message with PesaCheck.

Mungai’s authentic Facebook page is registered under the username “Mungai Eve Media”. Initially created on 16 July 2021 under the username “Mungai Eve”, the page was renamed “Mungai Eve Media” on 28 May 2023.

The imposter Facebook page was created on 2 July 2022 under the username “Mungai Eve”. The name was changed to “Clay Ceel” on 23 May 2023 and reverted to “Mungai Eve” on 31 May 2023. The change in page name to “Clay Ceel” raises suspicion. The page’s URL unique identifier is “joerostvke,” another red flag.

PesaCheck has looked into a Facebook page claiming to belong to Kenyan content creator Eve Mungai and found it to be FAKE.

This post is part of an ongoing series of PesaCheck fact-checks examining content marked as potential misinformation on Facebook and other social media platforms.

By partnering with Facebook and similar social media platforms, third-party fact-checking organisations like PesaCheck are helping to sort fact from fiction. We do this by giving the public deeper insight and context into posts they see in their social media feeds.

Have you spotted what you think is fake or false information on Facebook? Here’s how you can report. And, here’s more information on PesaCheck’s methodology for fact-checking questionable content.

This fact-check was written by PesaCheck fact-checker Naomi Wanjiku and edited by PesaCheck senior copy editor Cédrick Irakoze.

Kamadi Amata
I am a digital content creator with niche in Health, politics, and Human Interest Features.

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