April Fool’s Day 2013 pranks from around the interwebs

This April Fool’s 2013 the interwebs had a lot of pranks going around, Google has the highest number of pranks, Nokia, Bing and other joined in too.

Lets look at what all the Internet had for us.

Google adds Treasure Maps


Google Maps had an option to go into Treasure hunting mode on the 1st of April 2013, Zoom way in for added spyglass, Supposedly, throughout the day the Google Maps G+ page could be dropping more clues, some of which you see in the video.

YouTube is Shutting Down

So, Google announced yesterday that YouTube the monster of a Video Site Google owns is shutting down, their 30000 Engineers will be selecting the best video on the Internet and the Winners will be announced on 1st April 2023.

A Graphical Easter Egg in literal sense


Click here and you wil know Google means Business when it comes to April Fools, did that even make sense? Anyways, check out the 3D Easter Egg formation, only available for the Modern Browsers(you know which) with WebGL

Google Nose Beta


The Scentsation in Search is here, Google Nose will let you search for anything of which you can have the smell of. It can be of a wet dog or a Rose or anything you wish, You will even get a list of recommendations from “People who sniffed”, also, incase you’re worried about being toxicated on the Internet, There is a SafeSearch

Gmail Blue

Gmail Blue is truly revolutionary. Just like Samsung’s Nature UX. But even more revolutionarierer.

Google+ photos now have Human Emotions


Real emotions on Google+ Photos, just hit the “Add Emotion” Button and you’re done


Google Wallet Mobile ATM


If your mobile ATM is running low on funds, a self-driving, armored, hybrid vehicle will be alerted and dispatched to your location arriving within minutes to quickly and safely refill their ATM.

You are being watched from the ISS


If you’re a website owner and have Google Analytics installed on your website, you could go to the reporting and see that your website is being visited from International Space station, pretty cool


The Teleport Transporter-Beta


The Teleport Transporter, as seen on Star Trek™, finally, beaming available on mobile! Based on lost original blue prints from the Series.

Not available on iOS 😛

Samsung Eco Trees


Makes fun of itself 😛

Twitter Figures out its Monetization Plans

Super Idea Check it out

Nokia Powered Microwaves


Bing pranks Google

bing-google-prank-april-2013Go to bing.com and search for Google

Virgin Mobile USA wants to bring back pagers, powered by Android 😉


Richard Brandson introduces World First Glass Bottom Virgin Flights


Ironman Suit for Sale for £250,000

  • Crafted from a mix of steel and carbon, and featuring the iconic red/gold Iron Man design
  • The Mark XLVII headset utilises projected holographic technology
  • Hand-mounted stabilisation jets, combined with the thigh-mounted flare development system provide optimum flight control
  • Cameras are mounted on shoulders and wrists for improved flight-safety


Which one is your favourite one?

The DNetWorks Team