April Fools Blogging Pranks 2008
April 2, 2008
Yesterday was the first of April, which meant plenty of jokes around the blogosphere and all over. Many of them are pretty funny to read, and some of the comments of those who fell for the trickery are even funnier. Here are some of yesterday’s foolish pranks that might make you laugh.
Google – Virgle: The Adventure of Many Lifetimes
Google – Gmail Custom Time
Google – Google Calendar Wake Up
Google – gDay with MATE – Search Tomorrow’s Web Today
The Sun – UFO Spotted on Google Earth
TechCrunch – Why We’re Suing Facebook For $25 Million In Statutory Damages
ReadWriteWeb – Exclusive: Sneak Peek at Google DreamAds!
Times Online – The Facebook Tool Which Turns Your Mobile Into a Snoop
CNET News – TechCrunch Acquires Tiger Beat, will rename it Crunch Kids
John Chow – John Chow Cola – The Official Blogger Drink
ProBlogger – ProBlogger Launches PayPerTweet
DailyBlogTips – DailyBlogTips Has Been Acquired For $168,000
Winning The Web – Hummer H2 Added To Contest Prize Pool
Zac Johnson – ZacJohnson.com Blog Affiliate Program Now Live
Search Engine Land – Microsoft’s $1 Million Guarantee Program To Win Searchers
Garry Conn- I Got Banned From Google Adsense!
Blogging Fingers – Blogging Fingers Finally Breaks the 23k RSS Subscriber Barrier
MeAndMyDrum – Google Announces the G-String iPhone Accessory
The WWW Observer – I Guess It’s Time…
Where To Advertise – Digg to Buy Microsoft as Shares Fall
Darn Good Reviews – Frog Soap That Washes Away Fat?
ProBloggers Matrix – I Don’t Like Blogging
If you know of any other April Fools pranks on other blogs or websites, or even a joke you posted on your own site, drop a comment to let me know and I’ll add it to the list. I’ll also continue to update this list if I find anymore, so keep checking back and enjoy.
I hope you all had a fantastic April Fools Day 2008! :)