To find someone on Facebook, log in to Facebook, type the name of the person into the search box on the homepage and then click the magnifying lens icon to begin the search. The person you are searching for should have a working Facebook account.
The People Search box on Facebook allows you to search for people by different criteria, such as their email addresses and nicknames. In addition, Facebook provides a list of potential contacts under the People You May Know section. Click on the See All link to view the list of people that Facebook's algorithms have indicated that you may know.