New Consumer Financial Protection Bureau rules allow debt collectors to text, email, and contact people through their online social media accounts as long as the messages are kept private.

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Debt collectors cannot contact you through a public social media post.

Debt collectors are required to do the following:

1. Their messages to you must be private and inaccessible to the general public as well as your contacts, friends, or followers



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