Internet April Fool Prank 2011

Every year, Google and many major websites have their very own April Fools’ Day prank.
I will post everything i found mostly via twitter here. If you found one, share is in the comment below 😀

CNTV Prank

RT @Henryhu89 #惊天消息# 伟大的央视网被人黑啦,进入后台地址 http://my.cntv.cn/html/index.html 就能任意篡改管理后台内容,删文章……删主持人……黑客太牛B了~~~向伟大的黑客膜拜~~~

Groupon Prank

http://www.groupon.com/pages/april-fools

Angry Nerds

This one is awesome, Angry bird? Nope, Angry Nerds FTW!

What do you do when you have bugs in your code? Send in the Angry Nerds. Consider these issues…resolved.

http://www.atlassian.com/en/angrynerds

3D Wireframes

http://www.cxpartners.co.uk/news/3d_wireframes_the_future_of_wireframing_today.htm

My Personal Favourite: Portal 2 Single Player Demo

You know that, Im super into Portal (the game), i had Google Alert setup monitoring Portal 2 posts, and just now, i check my email, and i see OMFG PORTAL 2 SINGLE PLAYER DEMO!!!
Then i tweeted it, @chapree straight away reply me its 1TB big. At first i thought he got typo, and im still doing some shopping, till i saw the page:
http://www.fileplanet.com/219407/210000/fileinfo/Portal-2-SinglePlayer-Demo
975.7 GB WTF! Then i realized… OMG im tricked. Damn you FilePlanet, or Valve, or anyone that is responsible….
DAMN!!! Hahaha, but im not pissed. Im still waiting to get my Portal 2 as soon as its released! 😀

WOW: Dungeon Helper

Poking fun to Microsoft LOL
http://eu.battle.net/wow/en/game/dungeon-helper/

Google’s Prank 2011:

AutoCompleter

Google is hiring something with capability of Good typing skills (at least 32,000 WPM).

Youtube Video

Google Docs Motion

http://www.google.com/google-d-s/promos/motion.html

Gmail Motion

http://mail.google.com/mail/help/motion.html

Google HK Helvetica Prank:

Google search result font change to Helvetica if you search “Helvetica” on google.com.hk
Link

Google AdWords Prank

Awesome blog post at AdWords official blog
http://adwordsagency.blogspot.com/2011/03/new-old-school-upgrade-for-display.html

This post will be updated as i found more april fools trick and prank.
Happy April Fools’ Day!

See my very own April Fool prank here:
http://www.joshuatly.com/happy-april-fools-day-2011/

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