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> Open Graph as presented by the OP will just be mostly noisy events from people that I happen to know.

Agreed. Seems the basis is sub-par. It shouldn't be friends, it should be people with similar interests. In college people may largely have similar interests. As adults the interests of friends diverge. This is why I like HN but not FB.

This is why I like Twitter, but not FB.

FB is an amalgamation of everyone the user has met. Twitter is a collection of people who interest the user.

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