29 People Who Can’t Stand Your Stupid Branded April Fools’ Joke

The backlash is real

Here we are again, fools.

It's the first day of April, and everyone is reluctant to click links for fear of getting Rickrolled, sent to an old website from the '90s or even—gasp!—finding a fake product from a brand.

The latter is particularly loathsome, according to people on Twitter who hate to see brands have any fun whatsoever. It's so tiresome and clichéd, these folks claim (a complaint that itself might be a bit tiresome and clichéd).

Take a look below at this motley crew of pitchfork-carrying villagers who won't rest until the brands stop trying to engage with them.

 

It all started out friendly enough…

 

But even before today, it began to get heated …

 

And then things just escalated …

 

Here you go, Ross—at least one brand gets it…