Facebook 101: How to Find Friends


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The main reason most people join Facebook is to find long lost friends and connect with family.  In many ways, Facebook is the online meeting and tracking place for friends and family.  For best results with finding friends and family with Facebook, joining specific network will allow you to see the people others who identify themselves as part of that network.

Find your friends, co-workers, and family members on Facebook by:

  1. Log into your Facebook account and go to the Settings tab in the blue bar at the top right.  Go to the Account
  2. Settings in the drop down menu.
  3. On the right side of the screen, there is a text box to type the social media network you want to access. 

Specific social media networks can include:

  • Schools  / Universities (such as Clemson University or XYZ high school)
  • Work / Companies (such as IBM or Twitter)
  • Cities (such as Baton Rouge Louisiana)
  • Associations / Organizations (such as Marine Corps or Direct Marketing Association)
  • Keywords / Interests (such as “women in business” or marketing)
  • Professions (such as marketing managers or coaching)

Fill out the rest of the required information .  When you press the “Join Network” button, you will receive an email requiring you to verify your email address.

NOTE:  You will have to provide an email address to access the network and confirm your identity.

To gain additional opportunities to connect with friends, family, and co-workers, use the search box at the top right of the screen to type in keywords from the social media networking list above.  This will give you a list of group pages and fan pages to connect with people of similar interests.

Now that you know how to find your friends and family on Facebook, get out there and start connecting!

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Posted on November 4, 2009, in Blogging, Branding, Business, eMarketing, facebook, Social Media Marketing, Viral Marketing and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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