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Best Buy: Have 250 Twitter followers or no job


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Retail chain Best Buy is insisting that people applying for market jobs already have 250 Twitter followers. Oh, and a university degree.

According to Revolution , the company wanted a senior manager based in Minnesota with at least two years of mobile or social media marketing experience, a year’s of active blogging experience, a Bachelor’s degree, and… 250 Twitter followers.

Revolution reckons that Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn is a Twitternut, and is already encouraging investors and customers to get a-Twittering pretty damn quick.

But Dunn only has around 1,700 Twitter toadies so far, a small number compared to some Twitter-egoists.