A Police Officer is going to have an expensive Bank Holliday weekend after pledging some money to a charity if he can hit 50K followers.
Less than 24 hours later PC Gardner a District Training Officer for Kirklees in West Yorkshire Police already has 22k followers and others have pledged to match his initial £50.
PC Gardner launched his social experiment to see how many followers the account could gather over the weekend and promised £50 to charity, Although it’s not yet clear what the intentions of the social experiment are.
PC Gardner then tweeted a poll asking which charity he should be sent his hard earned £50 to in the event that the account reaches 50K followers.
Very quickly PC Gardner had over 1000 followers, Joking he tweeted ‘Now i really AM getting worried”.
That soon went up to 7,000 followers and many other accounts began pledging to match of £50 and it soon became £600.
PC Gardner joked that his 50k followers Disaster (i mean challenge) after admitting as a Yorkshireman it was becoming a Disaster.
The power of social media sinks in as PC Gardner reaches 17K followers and looks up to the next milestone, He knows he is now going to have to part with that hard-earned £50.
Those followers quickly went up to 22K in just 29 hours, it’s beginning to look more and more as if PC Gardner is going to have to part with that £50.
One final push to see if PC Gardner can get 50K followers by Bank Holiday Monday.
Unbelievable PC Gardner reaches 42K followers, Even his girlfriend is cheering him along.
With just four hours to go PC Gardner hit 45K followers, For an account with just over 200 followers a mere 2 days ago, to what we believe is the most followed police officer on Twitter in the UK.
Please support PC Gardner and follow him on Twitter @PC1010Gardner and ensure that the £600 goes to charity.