To add a friend:
1. Type your friend's name, email or mobile phone number in the search bar at the top of any Facebook page.
2. Click their name to go to their profile.
3. Click Add Friend. You might not see this button on some people's profiles, depending on their privacy settings.
Find More Friends
To find more friends to add, you can:
+ Upload your contacts from your mobile phone or other accounts (ex: email).
+ From your uploaded contacts, you can add friends who already have a Facebook account, or invite people who don't have an account to create one.
+ Find People You May Know.
You should send friend requests to people you know in real life, like your:
To get updates in your News Feed from people you don't know personally (ex: journalists, celebrities, political figures), try following them instead of sending them friend requests.
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