The [friends] tag pertains to questions related to "friends" on social networks or other websites.

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How do I cancel a friend request on Facebook?

If I send a friend request to someone, and after quite some time they haven't accepted, how do I cancel the friend request?
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Determine who unfriended me on Facebook

Is there a way to find out who "unfriended" me on Facebook?
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Knowing who I sent a friend request to on Facebook

Today I received a notification that XYZ has accepted my friend request. I do not know the person and do not remember sending any request to him. Is there any way to check if I sent the request to ...
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How Can I Really Turn Off “Close Friends” Notifications?

Recently Facebook has begun notifying me of random things. It started when it would tell me about everybody's check-ins. That wasn't so bad, because it doesn't happen very often and I can appreciate ...
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How can you get Facebook to allow you more than 5000 friends?

Facebook maxes out your friends at 5000. Is there some way to get around this without just creating a second page? Note: I'm not even close, but I have friends who have maxed out and have to kluge ...
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On Facebook can I control which friends appear in my news feed with Friend Lists?

Facebook's News Feed has always seemed rather arbitrary / random to me. I'd like to control which friends appear in the news feed. Is there a way I can do that using my various friend lists? ...
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How can I retroactively tag friends in a post on Facebook?

I posted a status update on Facebook and tagged a few friends in it, but I forgot one, and another only accepted my friend request after I had already posted the status update. How can I now ...
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Select All Friends in Facebook

How does one select all ones friends when trying to invite friends into groups, etc.?
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What is the limit of Facebook friend requests you can receive?

I'm asking this because I receive a lot of friend requests everyday, but I know that there's a moment in which if someone clicks on your "add as friend" a pop-up will appear saying something like ...
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How do I delete friends on Facebook?

How can I permanently delete friends from my Facebook account?
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How can I know if one of my friends on Facebook is blocking me?

As a parent with a minor child who has a Facebook account, I'd like to know if there is any way, short of having her show me her privacy settings, that I can detect if my child (friend on Facebook) is ...
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Search shows mutual Facebook friend, but mutual friend's profile doesn't show anywhere

I was searching for a person on Facebook, e.g. John Doe. When I type in the Facebook search bar, it displays "John Doe" as the first result and indicates "1 Mutual Friend". When I click on John Doe, I ...