Latest from the Twitter Wars

April 21, 2009

Last week, Hollywood actor Ashton Kutcher reached 1 million followers on Twitter becoming the first on the micro-blogging site to reach the million mark and winning an unofficial race against CNN .

As the first to reach a million, Ashton has promised to donate 10,000 mosquito nets to Malaria No More with CNN promising to match Kutcher’s donation. Kutcher also celebrated his Twitter victory by helping the popular talk show host Ophra Winfrey Twitter her first Tweet on a show with the CEO of Twitter. Currently the amount of Ashton’s followers on Twitter is 1,281,403. Meaning an increase of 281,403 followers in just five days. The latest news is also that the US Army has launched a social networking mission and challenged Ashton Kutcher to a new Twitter and Facebook popularity contest.  More on this as it unfolds.