Social Media and Debt Collection: Facebook and Twitter

By |December 8th, 2011|

By: Jeffrey Lapin

This is Part 1 of a 3 Part Series about the use of social media, sites and services, and debt collection. This Part will discuss Facebook and Twitter, which are two of the most popular social media sites and services. Both provide limited protection to a debtor-user against a debt collector-user by, through their terms and conditions, prohibit harassment or threats. Part 2 will discuss a fairly recent change in the United Kingdom preventing debt collectors from posting debt information or contacting a debtor through a social networking site. Part 3 will discuss current U.S. law. […]

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