If you’re new to Facebook, you’ll see a “Find friends” link in the upper right of every screen, and a “Find people you know” link in the middle of your Home page (you may need to scroll down a bit to see it).
You may not be able to add someone as a friend if: They haven’t accepted your friend request yet. You may have already sent them a friend request. Check if the friend requests you’ve sent are still pending.
Can you still Find Friends on Facebook?
Click on “Find Friends” at the top-right of any Facebook session. The page will refresh and Facebook will generate a list of “People You May Know” based on the information in your profile. You may want to browse this list for friends you didn’t think of in your original search.
Navigate to the menu > settings & privacy > settings > privacy settings > who can send you friend requests > everyone/friends of friends. Hence, if someone changed their privacy setting to “friends of friends”, the “Add Friend” button will not show unless you’re friends with one of the person’s friends on Facebook.
If you don’t see the “Add as Friend” button, it’s because the person you’re trying to befriend has adjusted her privacy settings to block friend requests (see Chapter 14 for details). Fill out the confirmation box that appears and then click Send Request.
Why can’t I see my list of friends on Facebook?
You may not see some of your Facebook friends in an app because they may have: Edited the privacy settings for the app. Turned off Facebook’s integration with the app. Blocked the app.
How do I see my Facebook friends contacts?
Tap “Contacts” in the top menu and tap the “Find Friends” button. The Facebook app will then search Facebook for users that match the individual entries in your contact list. Tap the names of each person the app finds that you wish to send a Facebook friend request to.
How can I find new friends?
How to make friends
- Take initiative. If you find people around you, you don’t need to wait for anyone to reach out to you and take the first step. …
- Join a new club or organization. …
- Show that you’re friendly. …
- Don’t look for similarities. …
- Be a good listener. …
- Create friendships with friends of friends.” …
- Stay in touch. …
- Say yes.
How do I make a friend request on Facebook?
To send someone a friend request on Facebook, open Facebook → sign in to your account → open the profile of the person you want to add → click “Add Friend.”
Why can I message but not add friend?
Their Privacy Settings
If this person has their Friend Request privacy set to “Friends of Friends,” and you have no mutual friends, you probably won’t be able to send them a request. … Just be aware that since you aren’t friends, your message will land in the person’s message requests page.
How do I add a friend on Facebook?
Updated mobile browser experience
- Tap in the top right of Facebook.
- Enter your friend’s name.
- Select their name. If you still can’t find your friend, try these steps.
- Tap below their name to add them as a friend. You might not see this button on some people’s profiles, depending on their privacy settings.