You can make friends using the follow feature Look in your friends section of your app or site. Look under FOLLOWING Don't forget to use your STATUS field. You can use it to let others know what you are doing or what you want to do. You can use that field for about anything you want to say
Following a user has three uses. Seeing their status in the friends tab. Having a blue mark on their avatar to signify the fact you follow them. And, their links to pictures or YouTube videos automatically open.