You will start to receive friend requests once you start posting updates, participating in groups and commenting on the activity of others.
When you have a new friend request, you will see a notification next to the friend request icon (people), as shown below.
Simply click on the icon and the list of friend requests will appear. You can click on Ignore or Approve as you choose. You can also click through to the other member’s profile to read more about them first if you like.
Your new friend is now added to your friends list.