How do I change who can add me as a friend on Facebook?

To change who can add you as a friend:
  1. Click from the top right of any Facebook page and click Settings
  2. Click Privacy in the left column
  3. Click Edit next to Who can send you friend requests?
  4. From the dropdown menu, click Everyone or Friends of Friends
To make it easier for your friends to find you on Facebook:
  • Use the first and last name you use in everyday life
  • If people know you by a different name (example: nickname, maiden name), add another name to your account