Starter Tasks for new users

I just signed up and the first task is to "follow" or "friend" 3 users.  I connected with 3 users and the status checker only verified 2 of them.  I did this several ways before finally unfriending the 3 to start over, but now it says I have friended or followed -1 users.  Is this normal?  I know I can just friend 4 instead of 3, but I would hate to start off with a glitch from the word GO!  Has anybody seen this?  Who do I reach out to for support on a THWACK system issue?