April Fools’ 2017: Here’s the best and worst of this year’s pranks (so far)
April Fools’ Day falls on a Saturday this year. Seemingly worried that the internet goes away on weekends, a bunch of companies rolled out their April Fools’ jokes a few days early.
Some of them are really, really good. Some of them… are not.
Here’s our round-up of the ones worth a laugh, chuckle or, at the very least, a mildly amused puff of air through your nose.
We’ll update this gallery throughout the weekend, as more are bound to roll out on… you know, actual April Fools’ Day. Click that right arrow key to peruse the gallery, or just scroll if you’re on mobile.
Zappos' anti-theft box
ThinkGeek's brilliant April product lineup..
A swear jar…
A tentacle wrap…
A swimming desk….
and Shazam, starring Sinbad.
Google Japan's Bubble Wrap Keyboard
AuntieAnne's changes its logo to try to connect with millennials
OnlineLabels.com' totally practical label delivery service
Trulia's Pet Listings
Lyft's Car Hailing Wearable
Duolingo's Emoji Course
iFixit's Itty Bitty Toolkit
Honda's Horn Emoji
Man Crate's Man Freights
Snapchat burns Instagram
Elon Musk's Chemtrail announcement