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5 April Fools’ Day & Social Media Must-Reads

Here are 5 must-reads on April Fools’ Day and social media that we don’t want you to miss.

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The Internet Has Killed April Fools’
By Alexia Tsotsis The Internet has killed April Fools’. Back in the day you used to be able to tell your friends you were engaged, pregnant or had Cancer without them gushing all over your Facebook page or Twitter and immediately freaking out people who you didn’t want to prank, like your family.

Roundup: April Fool’s Day Jokes From Around The Web

By Francis Bea It’s April Fools Day, and tech companies this year are out in full force to put a smile on your face. If you’re wondering where to go and get fooled online this year, look no further than some of the April Fools Day jokes that we’ve discovered.

April Fools’ Day Classics: Top 10 Viral Pranks on YouTube
By Christine Erickson People love a good trolling, whether it’s online or not, and there’s nothing like a company having a bit of harmless fun at the expense of a few thousand customers. Whether it’s a gag product or a fake movie trailer, when an April Fools’ Day prank video is convincing enough, it has the potential to go viral on YouTube.

Flickr’s April Fool’s Joke Gives Us A Whole New Appreciation for Megapixels
Nancy Messieh Not to be outdone by Google and its ten April Fools jokes, Flickr has thrown its hat into the figurative ring, with its own April Fools joke for this year.

Facebook + Twitter + Klout + Pinterest = No-Strings-Attached Dates? April Fool’s!
By David Cohen PinPal is an online dating site that collects users’ information from Facebook, Twitter, and Klout, and then brings it into Pinterest and uses a “secret algorithm” to match up “like-minded Pinterest users” for “no-strings attached dates.” PinPal is also one hell of an elaborate April Fool’s joke.

About Chad Richards

Chad is Senior Social Media Manager at Firebelly Marketing, a social media marketing agency. Connect with him on Twitter and Linkedin.

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