The option may not be there if they have strict privacy settings (see below) A request will then be sent to this person, if they accept they’ll appear in your friend list.Ignoring friend requests If you get a friend request from someone you don’t want to be friends with there are several options.
Click Notifications in the right-hand menu and then switch Close Friends activity on or off.
We’ve all got Facebook friends who fill our feeds with photos of their children, their amazing fitness feats or personal information. Unfollowing people When you unfollow someone their updates don’t appear in your feed.
Head to their profile, and next to Follow there should be a tick.
Manage your friend requests To avoid receiving friend requests from strangers, right-click the drop-down arrow at the top right of your Facebook page and select Settings.
Go to Privacy on the right-hand side and under How people can find and contact you select Who can send you friend requests? If you do get a request from someone you don’t like or don’t know, simply hit Ignore.