April Fooled in the Media 2013

April, 12, 2013 / 0 comments

The Advertising community had a entertaining and interesting April Fools run. Major companies like Google went all-out and others pushed their jokes on YouTube commercials, Facebook and their websites.

Google’s videos that described their “April Fools†jokes left an impression of realistic sarcasm. Before you watch their videos for Google Nose Beta, the You Tube contest or Google Treasure Maps View you may feel that perhaps, because they are Google, they did invent it, or maybe it is true. Most people go to the Internet to check their sources and search through Google. Google is what the majority of people depend on when doing searches, so the likeliness of being caught as gullible before you read more or watch the videos is a bit greater. The employees of Google are so called experts, so if you were to fall for their April Fools stunts, you won’t be judged.

Check out how Google and some others tried to fool you this April 1, 2013.

YouTube Best Video Ever and Shut Down

Google Nose

Treasure Mode with Google Maps

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Virgin Atlantic launches the world’s first glass bottomed plane ever

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Verizon FiOS launches FiOS Hipster

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Han Solo Frozen in Carbonite Pop-Tarts

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Toshiba has created the Shibasphere, a gaming console that’s a game-changer.

Capital One Canada announces the Cocoa Rewards Mastercard

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BMW (UK) announces the latest edition to its lifestyle collection – The BMW P.R.A.M.

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Skype introduces Skype Into Space

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New York Ad agency, Mother New York named the Illuminati as their new client.

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