Facebook is the leader when it comes to social networking websites. With over 2.7 billion active users on a monthly basis. This social network is here to win hearts. Facebook has received this amazing popularity because of its amazing features and uses. You can share the latest information, entertaining posts, bond with your friends and family, and much more. Aside from connecting with friends and family, Facebook is now increasingly used for business purposes as well. Its easy to navigate interface makes it the top choice for the younger and older generations alike.

You can find almost anyone on Facebook. From past friends to mutual friends. Previously, you could suggest friends on Facebook easily by going to their profile. All you needed to do was click on the “Suggest friends” option. This option was visible in the drop-down menu when you clicked on the friend icon. After that, choose the person you wanted to suggest to your friend. And that’s it. Your two friends got connected so easily. But lately, Facebook removed the “Suggest friends” option from the profile menu. They did not give any reason for this action. But don’t worry. This article will help you find other ways on how to suggest friends on Facebook.

Send the profile link

You can share the link of your friend’s profile with another person you want to connect them with. Here is how to suggest friends on Facebook using the profile link.

Log in to your account

Locate the Facebook app on your device. And log in to your Facebook account. This will take you to your feed. At the top of the screen, you can find the search bar. Click on the bar and start typing the name of one of your friends. This will give you many profiles to choose from that have a similar name.

Copy the link to their profile

Once you find the profile you are looking for, click on it to visit their timeline. Next, tap on the symbol with the three horizontal bars. This symbol is located right next to the message button and the “Friend” icon. Upon clicking you will be displayed with several options. You need to click on the “Copy link” button. This button is under the “friend’s profile link” section. After clicking, the link will be copied to your clipboard.

Send the link to the other friend

Now you can send the link to your second friend through message or email. Go to that friend’s profile and click on the “Message” button. This button will be at the bottom of their profile picture. Paste the link into the message box by long-tapping in the typing area. Then, click on the “Send” button. Alternatively, you can open the Messenger app and send a message from there. But to avail this option your friend must also be on Facebook Messenger. Once you send the message, your friend can now tap on the link to visit the person’s profile. And both of them can now add each other if they wish to connect.

Send a group message

Another way you can connect your friends is by adding them to a group message. You can do this either on your mobile device or on the desktop version of Facebook.

Message on messenger

Follow these steps to introduce your friends to each other through Facebook Messenger.

Open Facebook messenger

Find the Facebook Messenger app on your phone and click on it. If you don’t have the Messenger app installed, then you can download it from App Store or Play Store.

Add both of your friends to the group

In the top right corner, you will find the new message option. It is shaped like a pencil. Click on this option to start sending a new message. In the “To” field present at the top, type in the name of the friends you want to connect. This will give you a list of your friends to choose from. Once you find the profiles you want, click on them to add them to the chat. Else, you can create a group by selecting the “Create a New Group” option.

Send them a message to introduce them

You can type in a message letting them know that you’ve created the group to introduce them. Just to save you from any awkwardness. After that, if you wish you can leave the group.

Use Facebook message from the desktop

In case you don’t have Messenger installed on your phone. Or you don’t have access to your mobile device. You can use the desktop version of Facebook to send a message.

Log in to your Facebook account

Go to the Facebook website. And log in to your account.

Send a new message

At the top of your screen, you will find the options of notifications, friend requests, and more. Among them, you will find the message icon. This icon is shaped like a chat bubble. Click on it. This will give you a menu with all your conversations. But at the top right corner of the menu, you will also find an option of “New Message”.

Tap on it to send a message to any friends of your choice that you want to connect. In the “To” field add the names of your friends. From the list, click on the profiles of the desired friends. Then, type in a message to introduce them to each other. And your work here is done. Your friends can now add each other on Facebook or chat in the message box.

Your friends are now connected!

You can follow the alternate methods described in this article to suggest friends on Facebook. Now you will be able to connect long lost friends, introduce people to each other, or make new friends easily.

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