Here at JAGT we sadly have neither the creativity nor the time it takes to plan a good April Fool’s joke. But we can at least point you to some of the funniest stuff that’s going on around the web today:
Guardian newspaper goes Twitter-only. The Guardian in the UK announced it will become the first paper in the world to publish only via Twitter. All of the Guardian’s archives will be turned into tweets. One example from 1961: “Listening 2 new band ‘The Beatles’.”
Google creates Gmail Autopilot. Tired of having to actually read and respond to your emails? Let Gmail Autopilot scan every one of your incoming messages and automatically send the perfect reply. Here’s a sample response:
Reddit is now Reddigg. Ever thought Reddit was just a blatant rip-off of Digg? Well, now they finally own up to it.
Primer Magazine shows you how to save on style by stealing your roommate’s clothes. They say the richest man in the world is he who doesn’t have to buy his own clothes because his roommate already has all the best threads. Or something like that.
Expedia now offering deep space travel:
Report: Japanese Find Internet Scary: The research firm eMarketer explores this disturbing trend: “What do giant robots and tentacled monsters have in common? They are all things that cause less fear in Japan than the Internet.”
Woot.com has a special product today: a $3 Bag of Crap. Shipping is only $1,000,000:
Have you seen any other good April Fool’s pranks today? Share them in the comments.