Manage iphone 4s with multiple users on one apple id

I have one apple id for my family and their devices so we can download apps.  How do we make it so each person has separate accounts for icloud, messaging and facetime accounts so we are not receiving each others messages, facetime requests etc...

Create separate Apple ID's for everyone here: lang=en_US
Must be verified email addresses. Then use those Apple ID's for iCloud, FaceTime, iMessage, Find My Phone, etc. Everyone can continue to use the same Apple ID for iTunes content, & whoever "owns" the account using that Apple ID for everything.

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