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Topic: April Fool's

Hamburger Helper Dropped an Entire Rap Album for April Fools', and It's Shockingly Good

'Watch the Stove' is fire

If you run down a list of brands that understand, appreciate and contribute to the hip-hop community, Hamburger Helper probably wouldn't make the cut. And that's probably why the brand just…

H&M's New Collection Celebrates the Many Looks of Mark Zuckerberg

Gray shirts for all in retailer's April Fools' gag

Mark Zuckerberg is known for having his own sense of style. And that style is very ... gray. It's something the tech wunderkind has even humblebragged about. So it makes…

Gmail's April Fools' Joke Causes Many Users to Send Inappropriately Goofy Messages

'Mic Drop' may have cost one person a job

     Google's April Fools' Day joke went awry and may have cost someone a job.   Next to the "Reply" button in Gmail, the digital giant added a "Mic Drop" button, which…

'Dumb Ways to Die' Creates a Lovably Lethal Greeting for April Fools'

McCann Melbourne keeps the viral hit alive

In case you thought April Fools' was only about fake products and glaringly obvious gags, here's a nice palate cleanser. The adorable, ill-fated blobs from Dumb Ways to Die are…

Google Goes All Out for April Fools'

Creates smell-based search and turns YouTube into a contest

What does an Egyptian tomb smell like? Google Nose knows. Ah, April Fools.' You can't believe everything you see, read or, in the case of Google, smell. Google went all out…

Microsoft Plays the Privacy Fool

Who wouldn't want a personal cloaking device?

Riffing off the controversy over its Do Not Track browser, Microsoft came up with something new for the tinfoil hat club: The Do Not Tracksuit. With his tongue firmly planted in…

April Fools' Day 2012: Best of the Brand Hoaxes

Google, YouTube, Skype lead this year's pranks

Sadly, for those marketers who build April Fools' Day into their plans, it falls on a Sunday this year, so most of you will probably be reading about their shenanigans…

10 Amusing Hoax Ads for April Fools' Day

Google leads the pack with its annual practical jokes

April Fools' Day is this Sunday. It's a bit of a shame when it falls on a weekend, as companies have a smaller online audience for their practical jokes. So,…

Get your fingers in better shape for Chrome

Are your hands too fat to keep up with Google Chrome? Don't order a typing wand. Get on a Chromercise fitness program, and whip your flabby fingers back into shape.…

Advertisers out in force for April Fools' Day

It's time for the annual roundup of April Fools' Day advertising stunts. April Fools' Day is the only day of the year when serious brands can have a little fun…

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