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Facebook automatically enabled your public followers by default to follow you. So, anyone expect your friends who visit your Timeline will able to follow you. When a user subscribe to you all your public updates including status, things you liked, comments will be visible to them on their news feed. It could lead you to face problems including your privacy. If you want to make your self private from other people or public you need to take a few steps to stop them to follow you.

The first step you need to take is to turn off your following option from Facebook that no one can follow you anymore. Following is already enabled for your friends as they are on your friend list, So you can't actually stop your friends as your followers until you don't delete them from your Facebook friend list.

Lets come out to the point how you can easily disable the following option for public:
Step 1: Click the Down arrow sign from top right on your window and click Settings from the menu.
Disable Facebook Following

Step 2: Select Followers from left side menu.
How to Disable facebook followers and subscribers

Step 3: Now change Everyone to Friends on who can follow me.
stop public from following you on facebook

You are done! now none can follow you expect your friends.