You know how when you login to Facebook in a desktop web browser there’s a constant stream of “People You May Know” asking for your attention in the upper right corner of the screen? Yeah, know they’re bugging you on mobile devices as well.
When you login to the [itunes link=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/facebook/id284882215?mt=8&uo=4″ title=”facebook” text=”Facebook app for iOS”], you may start to see alerts at the top of your News Feed suggesting people you might want to add as friends.
Facebook identifies potential friends by looking to see if you have mutual friends. If you’re the social type, you might find this to be a welcome new feature. On the other hand, if you’re just trying to see what you’re real friends are up to without constantly being reminded that 6 of your friends are still friends with your ex… the constant reminder might not be quite so welcome.
I haven’t seen any friend suggestions in Facebook’s Android app yet, but apparently not all iPhone users are seeing the new feature yet either, so it’s too early to say if it’s confined to iOS.