Saturday, October 11, 2014

Minnesota’s oldest woman had to lie about her age to sign up for Facebook

By Elahe Izadi October 10 at 3:03 PM WashPost

Anna Stoeher wanted to keep up with the times. So naturally, she signed up for Facebook.

But the soon-to-be-114-year-old Minnesotan couldn’t select her actual birth year during the sign-up process, NBC affiliate KARE reported.

The earliest birth year listed in the Facebook sign-up system is 1905 — a full five years after Stoeher was born.

So she fibbed about her age, telling Facebook’s registration system that she was 99.

(More here.)


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