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Now a days or very soon credit report places will start checking your "social media" aka FB or twitter!

So if your acting dumb or blowing stupid & telling the world, you might want to keep a real diary on what you say instead of online!

Think before you speak I guess!
Good luck!
by on Jan. 9, 2014 at 9:28 AM
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powow65
by kimmy on Jan. 10, 2014 at 9:24 AM
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Nice.
(kudos!)


Quoting Stevensmomma:

I dont have any social media like that no FB twitter , nothing like that only CM

powow65
by kimmy on Jan. 10, 2014 at 9:26 AM
?!
Life insurance wanna know if your gonna go sky diving from FB! Lol!
People can photoshop a pic & make it look real!


Quoting slw123:

I've heard that insurance companies have done it.  They want to make sure you don't engage in risky behaviors like sky diving and jumping off bridges, etc.

ashleymosq
by Ruby Member on Jan. 10, 2014 at 9:26 AM
That would suck. I don't see how they would be able to tell who is who. There are so many people that share the same name. I have another lady that has the same name as me that even lives in the same county as me..
powow65
by kimmy on Jan. 10, 2014 at 9:29 AM
Maybe by email?
I know FB asks for your #.


Quoting ashleymosq: That would suck. I don't see how they would be able to tell who is who. There are so many people that share the same name. I have another lady that has the same name as me that even lives in the same county as me..
ashleymosq
by Ruby Member on Jan. 10, 2014 at 9:32 AM
Idk. I do know that every time fb asks for my number I click the not now button lol.

Quoting powow65: Maybe by email?

I know FB asks for your #.




Quoting ashleymosq: That would suck. I don't see how they would be able to tell who is who. There are so many people that share the same name. I have another lady that has the same name as me that even lives in the same county as me..
mom2jessnky
by on Jan. 10, 2014 at 9:34 AM

This is exactly why I'm calling BS (the Today reports unreliable crap ALL THE TIME) without your social they have no way of knowing it's actually you, and they could be sued for assuming.

Quoting ashleymosq: That would suck. I don't see how they would be able to tell who is who. There are so many people that share the same name. I have another lady that has the same name as me that even lives in the same county as me..


mom2jessnky
by on Jan. 10, 2014 at 9:35 AM

Use a throwaway email, and don't give them your phone #, again without your social security # they can't guarantee it's you, therefore it's not reliable and they can't use any info found on FB without setting themselves up for a serious breech of privacy lawsuit. What if your FB gets hacked (it happens) are they really going to hold you accountable for a troll's misdeeds?

Quoting powow65: Maybe by email?
I know FB asks for your #.


Quoting ashleymosq: That would suck. I don't see how they would be able to tell who is who. There are so many people that share the same name. I have another lady that has the same name as me that even lives in the same county as me..


mom2jessnky
by on Jan. 10, 2014 at 9:46 AM

The ONLY thing I found about this, wasn't that you need to watch what you say because it can hurt your credit (like I said the Today show is full of it and are a bunch fear mongerers).

It says they MIGHT check your PUBLIC facebook postings. That means if you have any decent privacy settings (and you should) they're not going to see anything other than your cover photo and profile picture. Also if you're like me and don't use your real name online, they're not going to find anything.

Also the article I found on it is a year old. So the Today show can't even be bothered to get new material.

ETA and the article stated that the things they'd be looking for would be proof of disposable income. Big deal.

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