Anne Curtis teams up with Australian embassy

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jan 25 2013 11:02 PM | Updated as of Jan 26 2013 07:02 AM

MANILA, Philippines -- The Australian Embassy to the Philippines has tapped Kapamilya actress Anne Curtis to help launch its official presence on a popular social networking site.

Anne Curtis poses with Australian Ambassador to the Philippines Bill Tweddell at the recent Australia Day 2013 reception. Photo courtesy of the Australian Embassy's official Facebook page

Curtis, whose father is Australian, recently took part in the reception of Australia Day 2013 held at the Peninsula Manila hotel in Makati.

The 27-year-old actress is helping the Australian Embassy in Manila launch its official page on Facebook, coinciding with activities lined up to celebrate Australia Day.

In a post on its official Facebook page, the embassy thanked Curtis "for [her] consistent support... Her reach and status in social media is a big boost."

On Thursday, Curtis took to micro-blogging site Twitter to announce the launch of the Australian embassy's official page on Facebook, which quietly opened in December 2012.

As of writing, Curtis' Twitter account has 3,985,254 followers. The number ranks her in the top 200 personalities with the most number of followers.