Zuckerberg just has a thing for the word Graph, just has Gates has a thing for the word Rich-- not like money, more like chocolate cake. Anyways, the whole social thing is a big honey pot for stupid people.
I don't care what my friends have to say about some Chinese restaurant, in San Francisco, I want to know what the predominant Chinese restaurant critic, who covers San Francisco, has to say about it. Dido, for music, movies, art, cars, wine, and other things that can be consumed in some various ways.
I don't think that friend sluts, or people with a lot of friends, should be used to measure any facet of anything.