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How to Stalk People on Facebook Using the Close Friends Feature
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Just when you think Facebook has really taken its ability to help you stalk your friends and family as far as it can possibly go, it comes out with another new feature to further help you on your journey. Yes, Facebook has added the Close Friends feature. Initially, I saw this feature and thought, "Oh, my two best friends are on Facebook, so I will totally add them to my Close Friends list. Thanks, Facebook. Not sure why this is necessary, but cool." That is when I learned the awesome stalking ability this new feature gives you.
Basically, when someone is on your Close Friends list, you will be alerted if they do pretty much anything at all on Facebook. Did your best friend just post a new photo? What about a status update? You will be alerted with a little icon beside the Close Friends link. Even better, if you click on the link, it takes you to a special page devoted to your "close friends." This page is EXTRA SPECIAL! If your friend even "likes" someone's photo, you will know. If you friend posts a comment on anyone else's page, you will know. If your friend does ANYTHING AT ALL ON FACEBOOK, you will know. The possibities are unlimited!
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As it turns out, my two best friends are rarely on Facebook. Bummer! This feature would be so much better if I could add someone to the list that actually participates on the site more. After all, stalking someone that barely gives up any information online is no fun at all! Should I make new friends that are more obsessed with Facebook? I mean, I seriously want to take advantage of this new feature. But wait... there's more?
If you click on the Close Friends link and it takes you to the super special Close Friends page, your fun has only started. Take a look over to the right. Facebook has taken the time to not only tell you who is on your Close Friends list, you can look below that list to see a list full of friend suggestions. Hey, thanks Facebook! I am so happy you have been stalking my every move and stalking my friends so you can best tell me who is most worthy of being my close friend. I am glad I don't have to think for myself anymore.
After Facebook helped me so I don't have to think for myself anymore, I can see who my real close friends are according to Facebook. Obviously, the people that really care about me are on the Close Friends suggestion list, so let's take a look. OK, so 2 cousins, 2 friends, and the guy I am dating are on the suggestion list. Thanks! Now this gives me an idea who is actually reading my Facebook status updates everyday. Now that I know they really care, I am going to add some of them to the Close Friends list.
So now, let me add one of my friends and my potential new boyfriend to the Close Friends list. Perfect! He made it on the Close Friends suggestion list, so I am happy to know Facebook approves of him. Sure, I used to care what my parents or friends thought about that type of thing, but Facebook is giving me the thumbs up, so he must be the right man for me! Also, I wanted to figure out a way to stalk him a little better anyway, so this is great. Now I can see when he posts anything anywhere on Facebook. Hey, who is that girl and why did he "like" her photo? Hmmm...
Well, it looks like I have a phone call to make, so I need to go. I hope you find it even easier than ever before to stalk everyone you know. This feature takes your friendship to a whole new level and who wouldn't want that? Happy stalking!
Copyright ©2012 Jeannieinabottle
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