Some short-term loan services look at your online social profiles to determine your credit-worthiness.
Here is an article to make you say hmmm… Do you know what your friends credit looks like? I don’t. One item in here that kind of bugs me says – if your a small business owner they look at where your computer says you’re at vs. what you say. I have an issue with that since my ISP connects me through Spokane and I live in Walla Walla. I sure hope this is not in effect now, and if they are still contemplating it they consider all the factors if they will be using a friendship as a basis for credit determination.
See on money.cnn.com