Every year on April 1, pranksters get the chance to take advantage of the gullible and flex their creative humor muscles. Don’t believe everything you read on the Internet today, seeing as April Fool’s Day is the one time during the year where everyone has an excuse to be a little silly. Here’s our roundup of five chuckle-worthy tech industry gags that cropped up on the Web today.
We’re accustomed to Google’s sense of humor when it comes to hidden Easter eggs and Google Doodles, so it’s no surprise that the company went all-out on April Fool’s Day. The search engine giant launched a series of gags on the national pranksters’ holiday, the biggest of which is Google Nose. “Coming to your senses: go beyond type, talk and touch for a new notation of sensation,” the company posted to its website on Monday. Click the “Try Google Nose” button to smell it for yourself.