12 Things From The Internet Today That Are (Probably) April Fools’ Jokes

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It’s the time of the year again

1 April is here. Watch out – you do not want to be that fool. On this day, jokes are posted all over the Internet – some are lame, some are funnier than the others, some backfired, some literally make you facepalm.

Here are some who have joined in the April Fools’ fun.

1. Google

Don’t be surprised if your search results are all mirror words – that’s part of the fun! Head over to https://com.google/ for more!

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2. Google maps

You can now play Pac-Man in Google Maps! Better still, play it through the streets of your residential area! Simply click on this link, choose a location and press the Pac-Man button at the bottom left of the screen.

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3. Zalora

Watch this video of Zalora pulling off their biggest prank yet here:

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Doesn’t work? Try refreshing it multiple times. Our reporter got double tapped so many times…….

4. Groupon

Groupon thinks dogs should take selfies too. Many concurred – check out the number of people who “bought” the deal.

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5. Spotify

How does the idea of a combined shoe and speaker sound? Meet the Shoeker – by Spotify!

6. Singapore Police Force

[UPDATE: You mean this wasn’t a joke??? The actual contest, in which participants stand to win a digital photo frame, has ended.]

Stop! Shop theft is a crime! Who says SPF doesn’t have a sense of humour?

7. SMRT Ltd (Feedback)

Our favourite troll page with yet another troll post on April Fools’. Of course, this doesn’t stop netizens from wishing it was true and that SMRT Ltd (Feedback) would serve justice to Amos Yee:

8. Hailo

Hailo introduced a new programme called the Hailo navigators two days before April! We fell for this one, unfortunately. 🙁

9. Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Students from NP would have been all too familiar with the killer slope. Yesterday (31 March), NP posted this:

Today, they followed up with another post:

Nuh-uh, not another early April Fools’ joke.

10. Singapore Polytechnic

SP announced that One Direction’s Zayn Malik will be joining SP as a senior lecturer. Hmm… sounds pretty far-fetched to us!

11. Wake Up Singapore

This may be a 40-year-old joke, but many are still unaware that Dihydrogen Monoxide is actually… water. This prank backfired as some contacted Public Utilities Board (PUB) for clarification.

12. xinMSN

Possibly another April Fools’ – it is said that xinMSN has been disbanded, with Microsoft operating MSN as msn.com.sg while MediaCorp runs Toggle. We smell something fishy in here!

[UPDATE (2 April): Okay so we were overly suspicious… The closure of xinMSN is not a joke. R.I.P., xinMSN.)

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How many did you fall for? If you haven’t pulled a prank today, there’s a few more hours left for you to do so!

Happy April Fools’!

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