A woman I haven’t spoken to in six years is pregnant with her second son. Another college acquaintance reads the Bible a lot. A high school classmate likes to rant about politics. A college dormmate thinks he works too much.

On Facebook, I’m connected to a lot of people who are not my friends. Over the years, as my Facebook friend list grows, it’s made me increasingly uncomfortable that I seem to know so much about people that I don’t actually know.

In Sunday's Arizona Daily Star, find a step-by-step guide for remaking the network so it’s less a tabloid feed of unwanted updates and more a warmer, personal space that better reflects your real-life social circle.