April fool !!

April is aproacing. So is a season to fool people on 1st April. Many could have already started finding new, creative ways of making people fool. You may not agree with me when i say "people have started finding new, creative ways to fool others". You may say, "nobody thinks of making others fool well in advance, this is not any occasion like Diwali or New year where people prepare things in advance". Hmm, you may be right. Even I was also not aware of it. I also had not seen any person preparing for april fool day in advacnce. Well, not atleast among persons we know. But I am sure we are not considering Googlers (full time Google employee) in them. Because Googlers prepare for this day well in advance. Seems unbelievable? Ok, walk through list and link of hoaxes/fools Google has done till now. I bet you its full of fun, enjoy.

Google's search technology that read the user's mind to determine what the user wanted to search for, thus eliminating the step of actually typing in the search query :-). No doubt, this always led to a page full of April Fool's results.

Here Google reveals the secreat behind its PigeonRank (its PageRank in reality) technology. Google makes many humurous references in this article.

2004. Google job oppurtunity on Moon!

Fictitious job opportunities for a research center on the moon

Gogole gulp was a fictitious drink that would optimize one's use of the Google search engine by increasing the drinker's intelligence. Need taste also? It also comes in 4 different flavours: Glutamate Grape (glutamic acid), Sugar-Free Radical (free radicals), Beta Carroty (beta carotene), and Sero-Tonic Water (serotonin).

"Dating is a search problem. Solve it with Google Romance." Visit the page and click on "Post your Google Romance profile". Have fun.

Need your all gmails on paper? Gogole will do that for you. What? You are environment friendly and don't want to waste papers? Worry not. Google will use 96% post-consumer organic soybean sputum. Additionally service is free & image attachments would also be printed on high-quality glossy paper !!

Missed to wish birthday to someone and you have lied saying that "I have already sent an email at first hour of your birth day"? Wanna make they lie, true. Use gmail custome time. Change time to 6 hours ago, 4 hours ago etc. "Be on time. Every time."

Wait wait wait !! What did you conclued?? You concluded that on 1st Apil Google always launches some products to make you fool?? Well, example of gmail should be good enough for you not to conclude in such a way. Gmail was launced on 1st April, 2004 !!
Source: Wiki

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