DALLAS — Friends, family, celebrities and even politicians use social networking sites to connect with people, but someone else could be peering at your profile: debt collectors.
Social media sites are a great way for people to get a glimpse into someone's life.
“They typically want to follow on social media people that are fascinating, people that are interesting, people that are celebrities," says attorney Clinton David.
But David says more debt collectors are using Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn to get a glimpse into the finances of people that owe money.
“If you are claiming poverty to debt collectors and at the same time, you post a picture of your new boat on your Facebook page, you deserve what you get," David said.