You don't want to friend everyone who contacts you on Facebook. That's common sense. BUT, did you know, if you keep that request in limbo, if you don't say NO, your activity will show up in the requestor's updates as if you had said YES?
Making your profile public or allowing for Followers, is fine, if you are okay with broadcasting all of your activity to the world wide web. If you don't want a follower say NO to friend requests. Indecision on your part, acts as a YES.
You can download this presentation from Slideshare.net: Friend Request Sent: Facebook Fail #32
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