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How To Add Close Friends on Facebook

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On Facebook, seeing updates from real friends we know keeps us more engaged than seeing them from those we don’t know. As a result, Facebook has the option that allows us to receive many news feeds from people close to us. 

If you want to see more feeds and updates from people you prefer or know on Facebook, you can add them to your close friend list.

Quick Answer

To add friends to your close friend list on Facebook, click on the friend list on your profile. After that, click on the friend you want to include in your close friend list. Click on the friend icon and tap “Edit Friend List”. Finally, select “Close Friends”.

In this post, you will find out how to add friends to your close friend list on Facebook. You will also learn how to edit your close friend list and create a group with your close friend list.

Adding Friends to My Close Friends List on Facebook on a Computer

Adding close friends works similarly for a mobile or primary mobile browser on Facebook.

Here is how to add friends to your Close Friends list on a PC.

  1. Click on your friends list and go to your friend’s profile.
  2. Tap the friend icon shown as a human symbol and click “Edit Friend List”.
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  3. Choose “Close friends” and click It.
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Quick Tip

You can always include friends in more than one list or remove the friend from the close friend list at any time.

Adding Friends to My Close Friends List on Facebook on an iPhone or iPad

Here is how to add friends to your Close Friends list on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch.

  1. Navigate to your friend’s profile.
  2. Click below their cover photo, and tap “Friends”.
  3. Click “Edit friend list”.
  4. Select “Close friends”.
  5. Click “Done”.

Adding Friends to My Close Friends List on Facebook on Android

Here is how to add friends to your Close Friends list on Android.

  1. Navigate to your friend’s profile.
  2. Click on “Friends”.
  3. Click “Edit friend list”.
  4. Select “Close friends”.

Creating a Facebook Group With Only Close Friends

You can create a group and add only your close friends to it. Here is how to do it.

  1. Sign in to your Facebook account.
  2. Click the menu button and select “Groups”.
  3. Tap “Create Group” and “Create New Group”.
  4. Input the necessary details about the group, such as the group name and description.
  5. In the member’s space provided, type in the name of your close friends on Facebook.
  6. For the privacy settings, select the “Closed” option. 
  7. Select an icon for your group.
  8. Tap the “OK” button at the bottom right corner.

The closed group allows only you and your close friends to see the group post and feed. Also, non-members won’t be able to see it when they search for it online.

How Do You Know if You Are Someone’s Close Friend on Facebook?

There is no way to know if you are someone’s close friend on Facebook. And you will not receive any notification that someone added you to their close friend list.

However, there are some tricks you can use to infer who is likely your close friend.

You can look at your chats, tap, and see the active friends. After that, post something and check your chats page later.

If you notice that some of your friends become active whenever you post, it’s because Facebook notifies them when you post something. Facebook notifies them because they are your close friend.

Where Is My Close Friends List on Facebook?

You will find your close friend list on your Facebook profile when you go to your friend list.

Your close friend will have a blue checkmark next to their names.

How Do I Edit My Close Friends List on Facebook?

  1. Go to https://www.facebook.com web or the app and sign in to your account.
  2. Go to the left hand of your profile name and select “Friends”.
  3. Choose “Custom lists”. The custom list contains “Close friends” and “Acquaintances”.
  4. On the left side of your screen, choose the “Close friends” list you want.
  5. You will see “Add/Remove” at the top right corner. Clicking it will open a new page showing all your friends. Your close friends will have a blue checkmark close to their names.
  6. From the list, you can add and remove any friend. If you want to remove any friends, uncheck the small circle. To add a friend, check the button.
  7. Select “Save Changes” to update your close friend list.

Conclusion

With the close friend feature, you can customize your Facebook feed and updates to the people you want to see. Adding your friends to this close friend feature is easy, and this article has provided ways to add people to your close friend list. Be sure to check them out.

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