Happy April Fools’ Day! It seems every year, game companies all across the globe get caught up in pranking their fans for April 1st. 2014 is proving to be no exception, with multiple pranks already having been unveiled. Below you will find all of the pranks we’ve caught onto this year. Be sure to add any we may have missed!
LinkedIn’s new cat-working platform
LinkedIn’s new cat-working platform “Cats You May Know” cat-nects humans with feline influencers like Admiral Wiggles and Battlepaws Galacticat. (LinkedIn)
A drone that takes selfies by Orbotix
Southwest Airlines offering trips to Mars
Virgin America and Nest Team Up
Virgin America and newly acquired smart-device company Nest went to great lengths for their April Fools’ Day announcement, which featured the CEOs of both companies, Richard Branson and Tony Fadell, respectively. Both companies featured separate announcements on the Virgin America and Nest websites.
Google Magic Hand
Google Japan has introduced the Magic Hand, a new input method for smartphones. In short, you no longer have to operate your own mobile device: the magic hand does all the hard work.
Google Play Signature Edition
Want A Job At Google?
Tech giant Google released a YouTube video in which it announced that the company is hiring “Pokémon Masters,” who will take Google Maps “to the next dimension.”
Google Auto-Awesome Resumes
Bekam offers 90% discount for iPhone5s
Think Marketing Acquired by Facebook
As marketing expert, you can always be on top of news for a tricky April Fools’ Day marketing announcement that can quickly make headlines. We just have one piece of advice: use this strategy with caution!