Facebook Provides Ample April Fools Fodder

We've found numerous April Fools Day riffs about Facebook posted online today, none of them particularly funny.

We’ve found numerous April Fools Day riffs about Facebook posted online today. We didn’t find any of them funny.

But just in case your sense of humor has a lower threshold than ours, here’s a roundup of today’s social media jokers.

  • PsychCentral posted that Facebook originally started as a psychology experiment at Harvard.
  • ArticlesMax claimed that Facebook banned ads related to Internet bingo.
  • India’s WATblog told of a website launch called Indiabook.
  • TechCrunch joked that Facebook teamed with Zynga to create an online dating game called Relationships.’
  • Search Engine Journal puffed smoke about a Facebook microchip
  • Both ZDNet and PhillyBurbs both spun a tale about consultants spying on college applicants.

Readers, did you find any of these humorous at all — and were there any Facebook April Fools stories we missed?