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Specify Who Can Send You Friends Requests in Facebook

By Codrut Nistor

Posted in How-to, Network-internet

Although any social networking site is specifically designed for the people who want to stay connected with their friends and relatives and is also helpful in finding new friends there are certain drawbacks which cannot be overlooked just like that. One of the biggest drawbacks that many users especially females face is that they mostly get annoyed with the bulk of add requests which they receive from many unknown people. Many social networking sites do not provide any security for this harassment however Facebook developers have offered their account holders with the feature using which they can restrict who can send them friend requests. As a Facebook account user if you do not want anyone to send you friend requests except your known ones you can follow the steps given below to do so:

  1. Provide appropriate credentials on Facebook website to logon to your account.

  2. Click on down facing triangle at the top right corner of the main page and from the available list of options click on Privacy Settings.

  3. On the opened page click on Edit Settings link in front of How You Connect category.

  4. On the opened page click on the drop-down list available in front of Who can send you friend requests? option.

  5. From the available options choose the appropriate one as desired.

  6. Finally click on Done button when done.