APRIL FOOLS DAY

  • Google's April Fool's prank broke site's own security Yesterday

    New Delhi: While Google was playing a prank on its users on April Fool's Day with its practical, digital jokes, one of its own pranks put to risk the site's security. When users visited Google's homepage on April 1, they were greeted with entire content displayed backwards. However, researchers at...
  • Top tech pranks on April Fools' Day revealed! April 1, 2015

    New Delhi: As the day to fool people around and play practical jokes draws to a close, we bring to you the top and coolest pranks played by the tech giants on April Fools' Day. While some of the pranks were well, just pranks, others did manage to catch us...
  • 21 headlines you really need to watch out for on April Fool's Day April 1, 2015

    Hello good people, it is 1st April today (duh) and on this glorious day, we celebrate fools. And how do we do that? We prank them. It is not the most politically correct celebration, we know. But everyone in the world indulges in it and it is practically a tradition...
  • Google's new April Fools' Day gag asks you to share Chrome selfies in reaction to the websites you visit April 1, 2015

    New Delhi: After turning Google Maps into a PAC-MAN ground, Google now wants you to share your reactions to the websites you visit on its mobile Chrome browser through a selfie. Part of its April Fools' Day pranks, Chrome for Android showed up a button to share a reaction selfie to...
  • Google's April Fools' Day prank: Play PAC-MAN in Google Maps April 1, 2015

    San Francisco: The virtual streets of Google Maps are being transformed into Pac-Man's chomping grounds in celebration of April Fools' Day. Google added the option to convert its popular navigation service into the Pac-Man video game on Tuesday morning, around the same day the calendar turned to April 1 in Asia....
  • The best April Fool's Day jokes, pranks and hoaxes of 2013 April 1, 2013

    The web is full of April Fool's Day jokes on April 1, 2013 and here is a collection of the goofiest and the best. ...
  • Google announces Gmail Blue on April Fool's Day April 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Quite like on April 1 every year, Google has lined up a series of April Fool's Day hoaxes. Google released a YouTube clip declaring that the world's most popular video website will shut down till 2023 and also announced its olfactory new feature Google Nose. Google has introduced...
  • Google sniffs out an April Fool's joke with Google Nose April 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Every year Google tries to outdo itself in pulling April Fool pranks. The hoax Google product launch of April 1, 2013 is Google Nose, which Google says is "The new scentsation in search". According to the product description, Google Nose, that is still in beta, leverages new and existing...
  • YouTube's April Fool's prank: The site's shutting down till 2023 April 1, 2013

    In tune with the April Fool's Day tradition YouTube has posted a video announcing that the eightyearold site that is now the world's most popular online video destination is downing its shutters for a decade. But before it deletes all those millions of hours of video, YouTube has also empanelled...
  • Gmail Motion: Google's April Fool's prank April 1, 2011

    New Delhi: Continuing its tradition of April Fool's hoaxes Google unveiled another 'new feature'. This time for its popular email service, Gmail. The new fabricated Gmail feature is called Gmail Motion. According to Google, Gmail Motion is the company's "first attempts at next generation human computer interaction." Users will be able...
  • Experts shed light on origins of April Fools' Day March 31, 2008

    Washington: For an average person, April Fools' Day might be a date to play pranks, but for some experts the day has more to it than just the fun element. April Fools' Day is believed to be several hundred years old. However, experts say that its origins are still shrouded...
  • Britney is US's most foolish person April 4, 2007

    New Delhi: Marking April Fools Day quite literally and in a whole new light was the annual list of America's most foolish people. And the top spot went to none other than Britney Spears for her panty shedding, head shaving and rehabvisiting spree. Party pal Paris Hilton can't be far...
  • Fooling people is tough job: Expert March 30, 2007

    Los Angeles: As April Fools' Day looms, the curator of the Museum of Hoaxes has a word of caution for those who want to believe the unbelievable a good hoax is hard to find. Alex Boese, the curator of the museum which exists online only at museumofhoaxes.com, despite the...