Online marketers are very cautious about not making a mistake (and yet we still make them). How many times have your heart stopped when you realized you might have sent the email to the wrong recipient? How many times have you spotted a mistake or a typo in the marketing materials you were responsible for? Too many? Well, April Fool’s Day is but one day of the year when you can make funny mistakes without punishment.
Let’s take a look at the best spoofs and fake articles from around the world.
New Vegemite iDRINK 2.1.
Vegemite is a dark brown Australian food paste made from leftover brewers’ yeast extract with various vegetable and spice additives. Today the brand claimed the launch of the new energy drink iDRINK 2.1. Looks like the Vegemite have decided to have a crack at the energy drinks market, unveiling their ‘NEW Vegemite iDRINK 2.1’ drink. However, some comments suggest that they might actually have a go in that direction.
LinkedIn Announces Cat Networking for Pawed Professionals
LinkedIn’s revolutionary new Cats You May Know initiative serves to connect the cat community by recommending furry new contacts to network with. The social networking site announced the new purr-oject in a blog post on Wednesday. To be honest, if LinkedIn really did that I would have probably had my account cancelled. With all my respect to the cat lovers, that would be simply too much.
iTV – Experts baffled by SQUARE eggs
Guys at iTV must have had a really good laugh about the news they published. Congrats for the hilarious sense of humor.
Scotland switches to the right
The Guardian produced a video explaining the new system. Keith Morroni, a global transport consultant, explains the ‘spiral interchange’ method of crossing from a country which drives on the left to one that drives on the right. Good one, but I can’t imagine being fooled by that.
Metro – British Government plans to ban selfies
That’s a good one! If only that was true…
House of Cards gave everyone a sneak peek at the third season
Willimon, knowing that fans who binge-watched season two in February can’t wait for news about season three, tweeted a “sneak peek” of the upcoming season on Tuesday, well ahead of its expected 2015 release date. Naughty Netflix. As a HoC addict I wish it wasn’t April Fools’ Day.