You may have noticed the new social networking features in VB.

One of which is a friends list. This is good for having frequent contacts or group functions. Network your "crew"

So if you're "Ronrey" like this guy below, you and want to make friends...

You do the following. You add the person to your friends/or "befriend" the person on their user CP.

Friends Requests show up in your User CP or you'll receive an email asking for a friend contact. Go to Networking -> Contacts & Friends

Check them off and you have a friend.