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Discussion on: April Fools and the Broken Promises of One-off Hacks

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Talha Mansoor

Users mostly hate this stuff, but there's another group that can really loathe the process: The implementers.

True and true.

I never understood why tech companies engage in April Fools. It is funny if unexpected, but not when everyone is doing it. Because then it feels like listening to a joke whose punchline you can see coming a miles away.

Tech startups try too hard to demonstrate that they are chic and hip.