10 Hilarious April Fool’s Pranks From Big Brands

Watch your back people, it’s April 1st. You never know who is ready to pull a prank.

Following trends of year’s past, it’s just not everyday people who are playing April Fool’s jokes. Big brands are showing their sense of humor with April Fool’s pranks of their own.

Check out the jokery and pranks featured around the web:

  • Out to Make You LOL 1 of 11
    Out to Make You LOL
    Big brands have taken note that people like to LOL. Check out these 10 brands and their April fool's pranks for 2013.
  • Google Nose 2 of 11
    Google Nose
    According to Google....
    Google NoseBETA leverages new and existing technologies to offer the sharpest olfactory experience available: Street Sense vehicles have inhaled and indexed millions of atmospheric miles. Android Ambient Odor Detection collects smells via the world's most sensible mobile operating system. SMELLCDâ„¢ 1.8+ high-resolution compatible for precise and controlled odors.
  • YouTube Shutting Down 3 of 11
    YouTube Shutting Down
    As Cecily mentioned, YouTube is shutting down, for a decade. Since 2005, YouTube's purpose has just been a competition to find the best video.
  • Twttr 4 of 11
    Twitter releases a new option for tweeting... Tweeting without vowels! Check out twittr.
  • Scope Bacon Mouthwash 5 of 11
    Scope Bacon Mouthwash
    Scope has taken to it's Facebook page to announce it's newest product.... bacon mouthwash! Spitting it out makes it a healthy way to taste your favorite meat.
  • Sony Launches Products for Pets 6 of 11
    Sony Launches Products for Pets
    Speakers for hamsters? Headphones for cats? Check out Animalia, Sony's products for pets.
    Follow along with the discussion on Twitter -> #techforpets
  • Think Geek Strikes Again 7 of 11
    Think Geek Strikes Again
    Each year one of my favorite sites for April Fool's fun is Think Geek. This year they are featuring fun made-up items such as a 3-D Play-Doh printer, a life-size Minecraft Creeper pillow and Bane mask walkie talkies.
    Check out the fun:
  • Classic Registers and Mail Order Catalog 8 of 11
    Classic Registers and Mail Order Catalog
    From Sear's Facebook page: We're switching to these classic cash registers starting April 15th. Don't forget to shop our new mail order catalog!
  • GMA and Gorilla Talk 9 of 11
    GMA and Gorilla Talk
    GMA's reporting this morning on gorilla talk caused a chuckle.
    Watch GMA's prank here
  • Naughty Mouth Soap 10 of 11
    Naughty Mouth Soap
    Having an issue with a naughty mouth? Munchkins has launched a naughty mouth soap to help a parent out on their Facebook page.
  • Gmail Blue 11 of 11
    Gmail Blue
    Google sure has a sense of humor. Another April Fool's prank from Google this year is Gmail blue. Gmail is revolutionizing email by turning everything blue.

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