December 17th, 2010 11:59 EST
World's Oldest Facebook User: Lillian Lowe, 103, Of England
"A 103-year-old British woman who may be the world`s oldest Facebook user said she regularly browses the Web site on her iPad.
Lillian Lowe of Tenby, England, said she uses the Facebook app for the iPad to keep in touch with her 34 friends, including seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren, The Sun reported Wednesday.
`I love it -- it`s very exciting. It`s a wonderful way of finding out about things,` she said of the iPad`s Facebook capabilities. `I recommend it for any grandparents to keep in touch with family.`"
I predict that in a few days Lillian will go from 34 friends to over 34,000. Who wouldn`t want to be friends with the world`s oldest Facebook user?
What`s really sad is that Lillian has almost as many friends as I do, of course she`s going to leave me in the dust in a few days.
Apple shouldn`t blow this opportunity, they should feature Lillian in a TV commercial. It might inspire old folks to get with the program and buy an iPad.
If you want to becomes a friend of Lillian, I`d suggest you do it now, she`s no spring chicken and who knows how much longer she will be with us.
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