It’s a bummer when April Fools’ Day falls on the weekend because if you haven’t been online then you missed out on all the fun pranks. That’s why this morning we are bringing you ten of the funniest April Fools’ 2012 prank videos. Check them all out below and let us know which you like best!
The YouTube Collection: The Magic of YouTube in Your Hands
We’ll start with all the Google pranks, since Google is known for gettin’ crazy on April Fools’ Day. Yesterday morning Google announced ‘The YouTube Collection’— “a way to literally hold YouTube in your hand.” The YouTube Collection is a collection of DVDs that you can order of all the videos on YouTube. Additionally, a ‘Home’ button was added to the YouTube player that let users click to go to a DVD-like ‘Home’ menu.
Introducing Gmail Tap
Who needs a keyboard? All those buttons are so annoying…which is why Google introduced Gmail Tap—double your typing speed with Morse Code!
Chrome Multitask Mode
Chrome Multitask Mode lets you use two mice at the same time to increase your productivity.
Google Racing – NASCAR
Last week Google released an awesome video of their self-driving car. Yesterday NASCAR announced that they’d be bringing this technology to racing! Driver Brad Keselowski says, “It’ll give me a chance to do things that are really important to me while I’m in the car and, you know, the driving part, it was just too much.”
Exclusive! First Look at New Ultrabook: The Sony VAIO Q Series
Finally—a computer that fits in your pocket! How convenient. This guy is a genius!
Nintendo Dubstep Experience 3D – Debut Trailer
This is one that I wish was real…it’s the Nintendo Dubstep Experience 3D!
Conan O’Brien Buys Mashable, Ousts Cashmore as CEO
Yesterday morning Conan announced that he bought Mashable for $3,500 and gave Pete Cashmore the boot. Throughout the day he brought breaking coverage to the people until he resigned at the end of the day.
In honor of April Fools’ Day, J&D’s has released their latest bacon product. This one is for people who “love bacon to death.”
Fresh Step Introduces Organic Bacon Scented Litter
Speaking of bacon, what do you think your cat would think of Fresh Step’s new bacon scented litter?
Google Maps 8-bit for NES
And finally, we’ll close this out with another awesome prank from Google—it’s Google Maps 8-bit for NES! This was one of the most popular April Fools’ pranks this year, racking up over 3.3 million views.
If we missed one of your favorites, feel free to share it with us in the comments below!
Megan O’Neill is the resident web video enthusiast here at Social Times. Megan covers everything from the latest viral videos to online video news and tips, and has a passion for bizarre, original and revolutionary content and ideas.