April Fool’s Day Roundup

VirgleSeveral of the larger internet sites have an annual April Fool’s Day gag. Here’s a roundup of some of them:

  • Virgin and Google team up to present Virgle: the plan to colonize Mars.
  • GMail presents Custom Time: the ability to pre-date your email.
  • Wikipedia’s Article of the Day focuses on the amazing life of Ima Hogg.
  • YouTube is rickrolling itself under Featured Videos.
  • CollegeHumor.com has been bought as a sweet eighteen gift for a spoiled brat.
  • Improv Everywhere spent a fortune redesigning their site.
  • Nestle has renamed the Butterfinger as The Finger.

A nearly-exhaustive list can be found at Wikipedia.


4 Responses to April Fool’s Day Roundup

  1. kilbo says:

    I think my favorite is Gizmodo putting Mr. T in every article they write. I wish every day were Negro Day

  2. brianbunton says:

    I bet Digg is insane today. How’s your car doing? 🙂

  3. Teresa says:

    Gosh darn it! I filled out the stupid Mars survey!!! I wanted to go…..

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