02 Apr '11, 11am

April Fool's antics by LinkedIn, Google, YouTube.

April Fool's antics by LinkedIn, Google, YouTube.

Internet business networking service LinkedIn allowed users to connect with Ernest Hemmingway as part of the April Fool's antic. -- PHOTO: AFP CHICAGO - INTERNET business networking service LinkedIn allowed users to connect with Ernest Hemingway. Coupon hawker Living Social offered salami-based spa treatment. Photography giant Eastman Kodak offered pain-free permanent photo tattoos. Has the world gone mad? No. It was just another April Fool's Day, the international day of tomfoolery when pranks, hoaxes, and practical jokes remind us not to take ourselves too seriously. And April 1, 2011, fit the bill. First, the humour. Search engine giant Google, whose April 1 antics have been widely noted for a decade, opened things up with an absurd and hilarious 'motion-controlled' e-mail system that allows users to write emails using elaborate gestures rather than antiquated keyboards...

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