Facebook apologises for making woman younger than she really is

Facebook is apologising for a problem that makes a 104-year-old Michigan woman lie about her age on the social media website.

Marguerite Joseph’s granddaughter Gail Marlow says Facebook will not let her list the real age, as when she tries inputting her grandmother’s birth year as 1908, Facebook changes it to 1928.

So for the past two years, the Grosse Pointe Shores centenarian has remained 99 online – but Facebook says it is working to fix a problem limiting used of pre-1910 birth dates.

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