2016 April Fool's Jokes Roundup

April Fools’ roundup: All the best jokes from around the web

April 1st at 8:25 AM

April Fools’ roundup: All the best jokes from around the web

It’s April 1st, which means that you should distrust almost anything you see on the web today. Tech companies in particular love to prank their fans by unveiling ridiculous fake products on April Fools’ Day and we’ve rounded up some of their best efforts this year. In fact, you may have already heard about one of them: Google’s Gmail Mic Drop feature, which the company quickly pulled after it reportedly cost some people their jobs. Oops!

Here are some other ones you may have missed. More →

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Google Gmail Drop Mic April Fool's

Google’s hilarious April Fools joke backfires spectacularly

April 1st at 7:15 AM

Google’s hilarious April Fools joke backfires spectacularly

Every year on April 1st, Google unveils several completely fake tech products to make us laugh on April Fools Day. This year, it introduced a hilarious “Mic Drop” feature in Gmail. Unfortunately, because the feature is built into Gmail and not all people pay attention to tiny user interface changes, this email addition actually cost some people their jobs. Consequently, Google pulled the prank to make sure other don’t suffer the same consequences.

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