By changing a privacy setting, you can limit the likelihood of receiving Facebook friend requests from total strangers.
Do you get friend requests from strangers or people you hardly or don't want to know? Unless you embrace all comers on Facebook, these requests are nothing but an annoyance. One likely source of such requests is people seeing your profile in the People You May Know box that sometimes appears to the right of the News Feed.
By default, Facebook broadcasts your profile to everyone, but you can restrict your appearances in the People You May Know box to only … Read more