April 1, 2015
While April Fools’ Day isn’t exactly a holiday, I consider it as one of my favorite days of the year. Once upon a time, it was a day dedicated to childish pranks and silly gags, but it has now evolved into a dominating incendiary for viral Internet content; April Fools’ Day has evolved into an opportunity for those on the Internet to prank the millions of others online. With so many companies and websites now churning out April Fools’ pranks, it was hard to decide which ones we loved best…but we did. Check out our favorite 2015 April Fools’ pranks from the Internet.
Google Maps killed it again this year. Remember last year’s Pokemon journey? By simply going to Google Maps and clicking the Pac-Man layout on the bottom-left, you can play Pac-Man right on the map.
We’ve all had at least one really hot Uber driver. Tinder for Uber will match you with an Uber driver. #ThingsWeWouldActuallyUse
The physicists and engineers at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, even got involved in the April Fools’ Day shenanigans. They announced earlier today that the Force does indeed exist.
Microsoft is taking us back to the 1980s. All about that BASIC, am I right?
Similar to Redbox Petbox, but actually went ahead and created some original programming for pets. Check out The Real Pugs of Portland above.
By uploading a new profile picture and hitting the “magic” wand icon, LinkedIn will reveal to you your secret career goals. It will then provide you with a new profile picture featuring you in your desired career.
If you thought voice search was innovative, then you clearly haven’t yet heard of Bing’s Palm search technology. Simply visit the Bing homepage on your PC, laptop, and tablet; place your hand on the screen; and then just think about what it is you want to search for.
The dating app has created an app for play-dating. Hinge for kids between the ages 2- and 5-years-old. (Dear God please watch the video – it’s way too adorable).
In the world of Vine and Periscope, consumers now access to Dips, a platform that allows users to create exactly 1.5 seconds of video content. Funny or Die even got Mark Cuban involved. You can also watch various celebrities create Dips (like Jennifer Lawrence).
Brought by Miz Mooz, it’s a hands-free way to take a selfie. Drop the selfie stick and grab a pair of Selfie Shoes.
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