Friday, January 20, 2012
Getting Jobs in Entertainment question 1050: How do I connect with someone professionally on Facebook who I share friends with?
Here are some ways to connect with people on Facebook with whom you share friends:
1. Ask your mutual "friend(s)" if you can use their name as an introduction and put it in the personal note when you make the friend request.
2. Send a personal note with a friend request pointing out your mutual friends, as well as a personal reason you'd like to connect.
3. Ask mutual "friend(s)" to connect you. There's a "Friend A is friends with Friend B and suggests that you be too" feature.
NOTE: There is an "other" messages tab under messages and sometimes if you have no connection and possibly even if you do (I've heard both) you could end up in the "other" box which some people don't know about, so I would suggest your first plan to be asking your mutual friend to connect you in the friend suggestion area.
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