Hilarity ensues on April Fools' Day

The White House, Google and YouTube join in on the fun with seemingly plausible prank videos, at first look.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
April 1, 2013 22:43
Screenshot of Google's April Fool's joke.

Google nose 370. (photo credit: Google screenshot)

While mimouna celebrations marked the end of Passover in Israel Sunday, the internet was abundant with video pranks and jokes from around the world in celebration of April Fools' Day.

The White House jovially announced on Twitter of the release of a special video message from the "president".

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Though not an appearance from the American Commander in Chief, who recently visited Israel, YouTube sensation Kid President made an address to viewers worth a chuckle.

Google also posted a spoof clip unveiling its new search feature "scentsation" - "Google Nose." The quip promoted an allegedly revolutionary way of engaging another one of the six senses to be applied on the search engine.



YouTube, one of the main facilitators of the day's spoof videos, also prepared its own "April Fools" announcing its supposed closure after eight years of operation, in order to administer the winner of the site's ultimate comeptiton for top video.


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