I'm not saying it's impossible. uTorrent became popular because of its small size and great performance. Mixing the codebase with python seems highly improbable.
edmicman notes that "Wired has an article, "Slap in the Facebook: It's Time for Social Networks to Open Up", that calls for the greater programming community to create a truly "open" social network. Specifically, the problems with today's networks, says the author, is that their content is not available to everyone."