The apps use email addresses in the phone’s contacts to search for potential friends who are on Facebook and then presents them to you in a list. In the list you see the person’s profile picture, name, and email address, with an add button that you can tap to send them a friend request. Any contacts that are not already on Facebook are then presented in a list with an Invite button, which creates an email to them inviting them to join Facebook.
The process for finding friends is more obvious in the Android version of Facebook than the iPhone. The update to the Android version of the Facebook app also includes the ability to tag friends in status updates. To tag a friend enter the @ symbol, then start typing your friend’s name.
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