You can use your Facebook account to search for South African people, provided that you know their names. Facebook is the most popular social network site in the world, with more than 500 millions users, you are sure to find the person you are looking for. Before you can find people online using the social networking site, you have to create an account to login. This is a simple and free procedure that won’t take you longer than a few minutes. You can locate friends from primary school, friends you haven’t seen in years, even decades, Face Book can help you reconnect and stay in touch for as long as you like.
When you wish to use your Facebook account to search for South African people, you have to select that you want the results to be from SA only and once you type in the persons name you will get a list (or twenty) of people on Facebook with that name. You will then choose which of the profiles is that of the person you are looking for and send them a friend request. Some people have their account set to private, so if you do not have them on your friends list you won’t be able to see anything in their profile except their picture, but other people have their profiles open to the public, even if you are not yet Facebook friends you will be able to see their page.
To locate friends these days is a lot easier than it was twenty years ago; with this social network site, you are bound to find ninety percent of the people you are looking for. There are millions of people in SA who are on Facebook so for you to find people online is not that difficult, unless the person you are looking for is one of the few people who don’t use this website. All you need to do to use your Facebook account to search for South African people is login, use the “search” option and choose from the list.