People You May Know can help people find friends on Facebook. People You May Know suggestions come from things like:
- Having friends in common. This is the most common reason for suggestions.
- Being in the same Facebook group or being tagged in the same photo.
- Your networks (example: your school, university or work).
- Contacts you’ve uploaded.
To add someone as a friend from People You May Know, you can send them a friend request.
Learn what to do if you’re seeing suggestions for people you don’t know.