Friend connections and “friends” privacy level. Friend connections and “friends” privacy level. Creating connections is at the core of every community. Friends plugin lets your members add friends, accept or decline friend requests, and set their post privacy to “Friends Only.” It’s essential! Friendship relationships are what keeps people coming back to the community. Let your users make friends, as well as follow other members. Shows upcoming friends’ birthdays and birthday announcements on the day of the birthday.