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Watch CNN & Ashton Kutcher's Twitter War

Watch CNN & Ashton Kutcher's Twitter War

An awesome site just popped up where you can watch CNN and Ashton Kutcher‘s race to 1,000,000 Twitter followers — in REAL TIME!

This chart refreshes with the real-time count of Twitter followers for both @CNN and @aplusk.

Check out the Twitter war at Chartbeat.com.

In other tweeting news, Oprah only has 30,000 followers but will make her first 140-character tweet on-air tomorrow on @oprah. Appropriately enough, her guest tomorrow is Ashton, who will buy 10,000 mosquito bed nets for World Malaria Day April 25 if he crosses the million mark before CNN. Trend-wise, it looks like aplusk will win!

UPDATE: Ashton has passed CNN! As of 10:30pm, Ashton has 985K and CNN has 984K. You’re well on your way to a million Ashton! Mosquito nets all around!

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  • hums

    whats with celebs using twitter lol!

  • chels

    go ashton, go!

  • Party Pooper

    I’m so going to follow Ashton on Twitter

  • Party Pooper

    let’s cheer for Ashton!!

    ASHTON! ASHTON! ASHTON!

  • Ida

    I’m following both! :)

  • trisha

    Ashton is such a needy attention-seeking D list celebrity. He’s such a jerk.

  • mrs_fuzzybee

    Screw that moron Ashton nee Christopher. He adds nothing of value to my life or anyone else’s but his own. Fi Ashton ceased to exist I would venture to say less than handful of people would be affected or sad.

    Even though I dislike cnn except for my buddy Rick Sanchez I now follow CNN just so they will trump Asston talentless self-important arse.

  • loren

    let’s cheer for Ashton!!

    ASHTON! ASHTON! ASHTON!

  • LolaSvelt

    Ashton Kutcher is doing a very pretentious thing disguise as a charity cause. I’m sure he cares more about getting 1 million followers rather than the mosquito nets.

  • LolaSvelt

    disguised*

  • dundies

    k WTF. this is out of control. what the hell is the point….

  • anon

    let not follow neither of them, TEAM SPEARS!

  • shiaishot

    team ashton !!!

  • hello

    screw ashton. following cnn

  • whatever, yo

    YOU ARE ACTUALLY SUPPOSE TO FOLLOW EITHER @aplusk (ashton) or @cnnbrk (CNN BREAKING NEWS) not @cnn

  • ME

    Ashton will so win this.. I can imagine Lkings face ..heheheh

  • http://www.youtube.com/UniqueMakis Mkaaa

    Team Ashton all the way!!

  • linda

    everyone get a twitter and follow ashton!

  • http://dlisted.com lakers fan in boston

    ashton needs 2 get a fucking job instead of fucking tweeting
    whats the last project he’s done that a lot of ppl now about
    loser

  • hello

    that site’s not accurate..

  • hassanat omotola

    Ashton Rocks.

  • lopz723

    What a waste of time, who cares?

  • Marieme

    Just proves what an aimless douche Ashton id and what a joke cnn is becoming.

  • Marieme

    Whoa, was that Freudian or what? Lol!

  • dan

    I’m trying to un follow ashton and it won’t allow me to do it-and you’re suppose to be able to do it with one click-
    this thing is rigged he’s such a tool!

  • takako

    seriously, does he own like 10% of twitter or sth?
    he’s like their spokesperson.

  • takako

    seriously, does he own like 10% of twitter or sth?
    he’s like their spokesperson.

  • jennifer724

    thanks for covering jared! ignore my tweet about this. :) YOU ROCK!

  • Yourface

    I will make a twitter account and follow CNN just so Ashton loses, he’s a douche.

  • Cooh

    ashton won

  • mertz

    hey jared!

    i was going to email to post about this, because i know you’re on the twitter. but i’ve been obssessed with this shit, because i believe that ashton is on ssomething…and if the twitter dudes know what’s up they’d partner with youtub and google and see to it that the tv media goes down. the internet is the way of the future. who really reads the newspaper anymore…maybe me, but still i don’t even read magazines anymore. there’s no point paying for stuff when i can get it for free. that’s how the music industry started to dicombobulate so you know it’s gonna happen. it’s history in the making. I MEAN EA UP’D IT UP FOR THE 1 MILLIONTH TWITTERER, SIMS!!!!! anyways ashton’s won it. it’s 2:30 eastern and he’s past 1 million already. i’ve been watching this thing life daily, and it’s amazing the number of people following. i was all for traditional media and was supporting the cnnbrk page, and i think there’s a couple trolls/bots/fake accounts involved in this shit, but i’m sure the twitter people won’t argue.

    i don’t have a twitter but i really wanted to hop on and make sure aplusk didn’t win. i still love the kid.

  • twasrigged

    This was rigged. There were locks on who could be followed/unfollowed.

  • alfagtv

    Ashton Kutcher, what a talentless moron.

  • http://righteous.bz/ MMA

    What if he loses and then those people are dying because they don’t have nets…how will that make him feel?

  • poo

    CNN is a total joke.
    Lies, Omission, Spin
    propaganda for dumb America