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How can I stop friend requests from "friends of friends" when I don't have a clue who those people are? I have a Facebook account to keep up with people I know personally who have moved away, but I don't know any of the people in their new area(s) and don't want those requests.

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Just ignore those requests, that's what everyone does ;) –  noob Aug 28 '12 at 21:47

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You can’t. The only two options for receiving friend requests are Everybody and Friends of Friends.

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Which makes sense. Otherwise people wouldn't be able to make friend requests, which is what the site is all about. You can, of course, limit who can find you by only allowing Friends to find you with an email or phone number search. –  Al E. Sep 27 '12 at 0:35

Facebook allow certain people to have the option to block everyone from adding them "even friends of friends " , this privacy option is usually added to the accounts with big number of followers or celebrities, me and friend discovered a way to enforce the activation of this option for any Facebook account , we reported the issue to Facebook whitehat program several times and they responded negatively ( apparently they are planning to release the option for everyone ) , so we decided to push their schedule and release it ourselves.

We also created a very simple Chrome extension as a proof of concept and for people who have no technical expertise want to activate the option NOW.

-The Video ( The full technical details is mentioned in the video )

-The Chrome Extension

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Please DO NOT use URL shorteners here. –  Al E. Dec 28 '13 at 17:59
For what it's worth, I wouldn't trust a Chrome Extension like that. –  Al E. Dec 28 '13 at 18:01

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