Got 250 Twitter Followers? Best Buy May Have Opening

It may be the first time social-networking popularity has been a job requirement
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 14, 2009 2:49 PM CDT
Got 250 Twitter Followers? Best Buy May Have Opening
A Best Buy store in Danvers, Mass.   (AP Photo)

For possibly the first time, an active Twitter following is a job requirement, the Telegraph reports. Best Buy asked that candidates for a senior marketing position at the company’s Minnesota headquarters have at least 250 followers for their Twitter pages. The posting also lists “1 year of active blogging experience” as a requirement, along with more conventional marketing experience. (Read more Twitter stories.)

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