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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Facebook, 3E by Mikal E. Belicove, Joe Kraynak

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Befriending and De-Friending

Becoming friends on Facebook requires mutual agreement. One member initiates the process by sending a friend request. The other member must then accept the invitation to confirm the arrangement.

In the following sections, you discover how to send and respond to friend requests, de-friend someone with whom you no longer wish to associate, and group your friends using friend lists to help you navigate your various social circles.

Sending a Friend Request

You can bump into prospective friends all sorts of ways on Facebook. Someone can send you a friend request, you can track down the person by performing a search, your current friends can offer suggestions, or Facebook may display a list of suggested friends.

However ...

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