Facebook is one of the dominant social networking sites in the world. Facebook lets you create Friend Lists and share photos, videos, links, status updates, and much more with your friends. As you discover how this social networking site works, use this handy reference to help you find people on Facebook, communicate with friends, and figure out what to do as soon as you log in.
A popular way to use Facebook is to find people from your past or get to know friends of friends. To find people you know on Facebook and to build your Friend List, check out this post, which outlines a few easy ways to do just that.
See which people in your e-mail address book or instant messenger (IM) buddy list are on Facebook:
It is of course the easiest way to find your old fiends, as time goes on, you might have lost touch with your old friends, even those who you used to mail frequently in the past, and to find them and to get in touch with them, the easy way is to ask Facebook to search from your address book.
Click the Friend Requests icon next to the Facebook logo on the Home page. Click Find Friends in the upper right corner. Facebook allows you to import from a variety of popular e-mail and IM services.
How To Search your classmates and coworkers:
Click the Friend Requests icon next to the Facebook logo on the Home page. Click Find Friends in the upper right corner and then click the Other Tools section beneath the e-mail options. Click the links to Find Classmates and Find Coworkers.
How To Look at your friends’ friends:
There’s a good chance you know the friends of your friends. To view their friends, go to their Timelines and click the Friends section.
How To Check out people you may know:
Based on which friends you already have, Facebook has ideas about people you might know. Check out the People You May Know box in the right column of your Home page to see whom Facebook suggests.
How To Keep an eye on your friends’ feeds:
Whenever your friends make new friend connections, stories about those connections appear on their Timelines and may also appear in your News Feed. You probably know many of the same people as your friends, so keep your eyes peeled for these stories.