Knowing the habits, preferences and whereabouts of more than 1.5 billion people and being able to manipulate their decision making processes, is way too much power to go away easily.
Manufacturers and service providers would not like to see their brandname smeared with a button that allows us to “dislike”
Super Star John Mayer exchanges 3.7 million followers on Twitter for Tumblr as he tries to separate “haters” from “fans”, a move that teenstar Miley Cyrus made last year.
While attending a party, the guests twitter and text real time information to those who are not there, but as a result may show up. We all better learn to communicate in 140 character word bursts and abbreviations.