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

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Digging Up People You Know

The whole purpose of Facebook is to facilitate connections among people, and since you have to find people before you can connect with them, Facebook features several ways to locate the people you know … assuming, of course, they’re on Facebook.

What about all those folks you know who aren’t on Facebook yet? No worries—Facebook provides a way to invite them to join!

After you make a few friends, Facebook may display friends of theirs and suggest you invite them to be your friends. All you need to do is click the person’s name in the Suggestions box or the “We’d like to help you find your friends” page, and follow the on-screen cues to send a friend request. More information on sending a friend request is provided later ...

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