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  1. 初めまして should only be used when talking to someone you are meeting for the first time.
  2. どうぞ よろしく means "Please favor me with your friendship" though it is usually loosely translated to "Pleased to meet you" or "Nice to meet you"
  3. No. The correct sentence should be "私は田中です". さん is an honorific suffix applied to others. It cannot be applied to oneself.
  4. When meeting someone for the first time, it is common to say "初めまして、___ です。 どうぞ よろしく。"
  5. To introduce someone to another person, "こちら は ___さん です。" can be said.