Take that CNN. Ashton Kutcher, 31, has become the first Twitter user (@aplusk) to reach more than one million “followers.”
For the past few days, he’d been locked in a race with CNN’s breaking news feed — (@cnnbrk), but just before midnight Thursday he became the first “Twitter millionaire.” Around 1:30 he tweeted, “Victory is ours!!!!!!!!” and posted a twitpic of the win.
Kutcher says he’s donating 10,000 mosquito nets to the medical charity Malaria No More to celebrate, and the video-game publisher Electronic Arts says the millionth follower will become a character in “The Sims.” Plus, there’s the promised ding-dong-ditch of Ted Turner’s Atlanta home to look forward to!
Stay tuned for his appearance on Oprah Friday, where he plans to teach Winfrey how to Twitter (@Oprah).
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