Find Friends on Facebook

Facebook has changed the lives of numerous people worldwide. There are over 845 million active Facebook users, and it's not a surprise that seniors are the fastest growing segment in the U.S., according to Pew Web and American Life Project. How to find friends on Facebook?

I make certain you've heard all the terrific stories about individuals reuniting with elementary school friends, rekindling a relationship with a long lost love, or reconnecting with their kids or grandchildren on Facebook.

If you 'd like to discover how you can find your long lost friends on Facebook, here are a couple of methods to assist you to do this:

Find Friends on Facebook

Email Contact List

1. After you visit Facebook, go to, and an extensive list of e-mail suppliers and communication/chat networks (e.g. AOL, Hotmail, Comcast, Gmail, Yahoo, Skype) will appear.

Find Friends on Facebook

2. Select the email accounts you want to import contacts from and enter your email/username and password.

3. Click "Find Friends, " and your contacts will be imported. A list of pals from your contacts who have an existing Facebook will appear.

4. Select the buddies you wish to "Include" to your Facebook account.

5. Last, however not least, for the e-mail contacts that do not have an existing Facebook account, you will be asked if you wish to welcome them to join you on Facebook.

Search Function

1. After visiting Facebook, you can type in the name of the individual you are trying to find in the "Search" bar situated at the top of the page.

Find Friends on Facebook app

2. Your search results page will consist of People, Facebook Pages, Places, Groups, etc., so you will have to filter so that only "People" appear in your search outcomes. To do this, click the "Individuals" tab located in the left navigation bar. Your search result will now consist of only People with the name you entered formerly in the search bar.

3. If the individual you are trying to find does not appear on the very first page of outcomes, you can narrow your results by entering where they live, where they went to school or the name of the company they work for. To do this, at the top of the page you will see listed under "Search Tools" the following filters, Location, Education, and Office. Select the filter you want to use and enter their area, school or workplace.
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Individuals, You Might Know (Facebook Ideas)

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The very first two techniques listed above should assist you to start. However, another popular feature that has helped me reconnect with good friends is the "Individuals You May Know" function. I suggest taking a look at this after you have added a handful of good friends because Facebook will suggest pals based on the people you are already linked with on Facebook.

Individuals, You Might Know looks at, among other things, your present good friend list and their buddies, your education info and your work details. If you are currently good friends on Facebook with some people from your last task, for example, you may find some more of your former coworkers (presuming they show up to you in search) amongst the "People You Might Know' tips.

This feature appears to the right of your Web page.

I hope you find who you're looking for. Feel free to publish concerns or remarks below!