To set up a friend connection, first, head over to the Follow tab and select the Explore Users section at the top of the screen.
From here, you can follow the Action Network's Verified Experts or hit Start under the Friends On Action option to load your phone's address book. After clicking on Start, you will see your Contacts:
Click on Invite to share your profile with any of your contacts.
Want to follow someone who does not appear in your address book?
Click on the magnifying glass icon in the top right corner of the Follow tab to load a search bar. Next, simply search for a user by username or email, then click the Follow button.