Atimes, you may find yourself in a situation where you find it very difficult to accept or add a particular friend on facebook not because you can’t but you don’t want a friend on your friend’s list to discover that you have got that new friend. Here’s how to add a friend on facebook and also hide the facebook updates on your wall. Go to your FACEBOOK HOMEPAGE, you should see the “SETTINGS” menu close to the search field on your upper right. Open that menu and go to “PRIVACY settings” On the next page, you’ll have four choices: profile, search, newsfeed and applications. What you will edit at this page, is your profile privacy settings.