Student Loans

I’ve already tweeted about this (tweets below), but I felt the need to say more.

MyGreatLakes, a popular student loan servicer, sent me an email this morning, laced with the suggestion that by not following the company on Twitter and Facebook, I would be more likely to default on my loans. This is utterly detestable. Unless the social media push offers some sort of loan forgiveness or interest reduction, why would anyone want to follow a company that you owe money?

Just because you can offer social media to connect with your consumers doesn’t mean you should.

(edit)MyGreatLakes responded with the following replies: