The Most (and Least) Cringe-Worthy Brand April Fools’ Pranks of 2019

Gullible citizens of the internet, beware. You’re about to see a lot of brands announcing new products today, all of which serendipitously seem to release on April 1. It’s April Fools’ Day, and just because Microsoft’s abstaining from pranking festivities this year, that hasn’t deterred other companies from celebrating the holiday. Here’s a roundup of […]

No Joke, Microsoft Bans April Fools’ Day Pranks

Don’t expect any awesome April Fools’ Day pranks from Microsoft this year. While corporate pranks can be funny, and generate a lot of positive, viral attention for companies, they can also backfire. Chris Capossela, Microsoft’s chief marketing officer, said April Fools’ Day tricks aren’t worth the risk. “I appreciate that people may have devoted time […]