If you are one of those who get frequent friend requests from total strangers and are annoyed about it then there is an option to stop all that spam. Facebook was intended to help you network with people who you know little about or nothing about, but sometimes if you get requests from strange people then it can really get annoying. So how to make sure that you don’t get such requests – Just follow the simple steps below:
Step 1: Click the downward arrow towards the right of the Facebook Home screen. A drop down will appear and from the items select Privacy Settings.
Facebook Privacy - Step 1
Step 2: In the Privacy Setting screen that appears (as shown below), click on Edit Settings link in the “How You Connect ” section.
Facebook Privacy - Step 2
Step 3: When you click the Edit Setting link then you will be presented with another screen (as shown below). In this screen, focus on the section that says “Who can send you friend requests?”. Click on the downward arrow and select Friends of Friends. Finally, click the Done button.
Facebook Privacy - Step 3
Once you have changed this setting then you can rest assured that Facebook will make sure you don’t get any friend requests from strangers.