From Google to YouTube, Twitter to Netflix, companies tried to bait the public into falling for a prank on April 1.
Google always takes April Fools Day pretty seriously, and cats are usually involved. But this year Google poked fun of its Glass Project launching “Google Nose” for cataloguing smells.
YouTube produced a message that it had decided to shut down its website and delete all the videos.
Twitter announced that vowels had become obsolete in tweets so a new two-tiered plan would only offer the use of vowels for an added $5 per month.
(READ the litany of pranks at TechCrunch.com)