If facebook will now allow you to bother your friends for a fee, what won't it do?

What does the latter part of this sentence mean?

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When we learn that someone "will" do (is willing to do) some bad thing, we might ask, because the question now occurs to us, "what won't [that person] do?". We mean "what limit is there to the bad things that person might do?". This applies especially to people or organisations that we previously trusted, or assumed would do no harm. "If Facebook ... "

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