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Monday, April 2, 2007

a dorky april fools

The Internet had a ball with April Fools this year. Google posted two new Beta services that offer totally ridiculous services and even Facebook got their laugh in:

Google Paper

Ever want your e-mail in a physical form? Take your electronic mail and make it real mail with their new service. The testimonials are pretty funny. They quote a "Lifecoach" and the Google CEO. They'll even put your photos on glossy paper!

My friend, and fellow slob-ster, Anna totally believed this one, but not every April fools joke was this clever:

Google TiSP

The other Google April fools joke is more obvious. Free broadband through your toilet?!? Why didn't I think of that? The pictures are amazing. Dorks are funny.

Facebook thinks they're pretty goofy, so they jumped in on the whole mess:

Live Pokes

Today Facebook claimed that their poking system would be carried out live. The first 100 pokees in each network would recieve a real live poke. Boy, I wish this one was real...

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Blogger Dan said...

i actually almost posted about the metaphysical of the live-poking 'gag.' for a small fee, a non-existent internet community comes to life and pokes your friend in the shoulder real world ... that's some trippy shit.

4/2/07, 8:11 AM  
Blogger Rich said...

dude, screenshots!

4/2/07, 12:02 PM  
Blogger Rich said...

Other Google jokes:

Google Romance:

Google Gulp:

Google Fake Job Ad:

Google MentalPlex:

Silly techies....

4/2/07, 4:59 PM  

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