Why does AskLibO need access to my friend lists?

Why does AskLibO need access to my friend lists for me to be able to ask a question?

Why don’t you just have a login and password?

We (LibreOffice / The Document Foundation) do not write Ask. We instead use code by others, called AskBot.
If you want to file a feature request, use Get Help > Bug on the main LibreOffice website and file it under the “WWW” component.

Trying to find help with this program is a pain.

If I log in with Twitter, you want access to my Tweets and to see who I follow.

What does that have to do with providing help with your program???

You could as well use claimID account, which has no such information to share. And I hardly doubt anyone cares to even fetch your information.