Sheen thrills Twit­ter fans

Townsville Bulletin - - The Goss -

C HARLI E Sheen set a new Guin­ness World Record for be­ing the fastest per­son to at­tract one mil­lion Twit­ter fol­low­ers.

It only took 25 hours and 17 min­utes be­tween March 1 and 2 for Sheen, pic­tured, to hit the one mil­lion mark.

Sheen set up his ac­count on the mi­cro-blog­ging web­site Tues­day af­ter­noon, ap­par­ently at the urg­ing of avid tweeter and CNN host Piers Mor­gan, and amassed 60,000 fans in a mat­ter of min­utes be­fore he even be­gan to tweet.

He reached a mil­lion fol­low­ers at a rate of tens of thou­sands per hour.

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