It’s a somewhat of a tradition in the tech industry to use April Fools’ Day as an opportunity to showcase our unique sense of humor and creativity 🥸 Many companies have a history of playing elaborate pranks on their users and customers with fake product announcements, humorous updates to existing products, new features, and temporary changes to brand assets. Some of the jokes are funny, some are clever, some are…oof.
So tell us: do you have any successful (or failed) stories to share about past April Fools’ mischief that you’ve participated in, witnessed, or been on the receiving end of? Tell us about it.
Thank you for your cooperation and we look forward to seeing your Pig Latin code in action!
Top comments (11)
It was announced today that Google acquired the Chat GPT 4 model 😁😁
You captured the essence of a good April's Fools Day joke - it should not be TOO improbable!
I don't see this being that improbable, Google has certainly acquired products/services in the past and one way to beat competition is to acquire them!
That's what I said, it's not TOO improbable :)
I was about to comment that we should collectively use the comments section of your post to create a new esoteric language Pig Latin. But it appears that there already exists a serious Pig Latin language.
This wasn't for April fools, but it's funny so I thought I tell it anyway.
I used to sit in an office where I could see the QA team. There was this one QA engineer (let's call him 'Dave') that had a habit of not being at his desk very often. When Dave was away from his desk one day, someone from another team (let's call him 'Jim') decided to stick a small Post-It note to the bottom of Dave's mouse, covering the optical sensor.
Jim completely forgot about it until the next day, when Dave made a call to internal IT support to report that his mouse wasn't working. After IT did all the checks they found that the mouse sensor had been covered. Jim couldn't stop laughing throughout.
I don't know if this was supposed to be a joke but, Google was showing the price of LKR as 236 instead of 336 for about 2 hours 😅
I got my first $ as a developer.
Aprilay Oolsfay Ayday!
Yeah why not: