Searching for people is not an easy job for anyone. As a matter of fact, professional detectives are even hired to look for people in the past. In today’s technology, it is now possible to search for people even without spending money or hiring a detective.
Most of you already know about Facebook and a large population of the world is already connected through this social media network. It is considered as the largest social media website in the world with billions of users. It means that you can find almost anyone, even those who are already too old or too young. Some people even make profiles for their babies.
If you are looking for specific people, how are you going to use Facebook to help you? Here are some of the simple ways on how you can use this for searching.
Do a General Search
If you will look at the upper left part of your Facebook page, you will find a long text bar there with a quote “Search for people, places and things”. Click the text box, input the name of the person that you are looking for. This is basically a general search because you are searching for a person in the wide list of users that they have.
The best thing about Facebook is that it always focuses on people with mutual friends. It means that Facebook ranks the search based on the mutual friends that you and the person have.
Go to “Find your Friends on Facebook”
This is a more targeted search because it allows you to search for people through their email, name, surname and address. If you know their name and address, you can easily find them on Facebook. However, this type of search is only applicable to people who knows a lot about the person that they are looking for.
If you only know their name and appearance, you will have to rely on a general search.
Check your Friends’ Friend List
If you can’t remember the name of the person that you are trying to find, you can try looking them up on the friend list of your friends. You can look at their profile pictures while looking at the list. It might be possible that you just forgot their names. This is an effective way of searching for people if you don’t know their names and you only know what they look like.
These are only some of the most popular methods of searching for people in Facebook. These are very effective if you are trying to look for someone, whether you know them or not.