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Update on CronkNews v. Kutcher Twitter Competition

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CronkNews.com has challenged its staff, through manipulation, threats and temper tantrums, to improve social networking. The goal: to attract 100 Twitter followers before Ashton Kutcher recruits 4 million.

Results so far:

09/17/09
Competition Start Date

09/19/09

10/03/09

Kutcher Followers

3,548,800

3,621,866

3,754,142

CronkNews Followers

39

47

50

Uh oh. Kutcher is closing in on 4 million quicker than we\’d hoped. We had 52 followers earlier this week. Apparently, the followers actually wanted quality.

*In related news, we report the following stats:

CronkNews\’s Facebook Stats

Prior to Social Networking Challenge

8 Facebook fans (including our editor)

Currently

11 Facebook Fans

This is very exciting!