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Rappler's latest stories on April Fools


In bold move, TNC posts 'pancit canton gaming keyboard' April Fools prank

Apr 01, 2020 - 4:16 PM

While many companies and individuals are sitting out April Fools because of the coronavirus, the gaming chain leans in with its jokes

APRIL FOOLS POST. Image from TNC Facebook page

LOOK: Tom Brady joins Twitter by 'retiring' on April Fool's Day

Apr 02, 2019 - 11:07 AM

'I'm retiring. In my spare time, I'll be tweeting,' tweets 41-year-old NFL legend Tom Brady

FOOLED. Tom Brady makes fans believe that he's retiring at the moment he joins Twitter. Photo from New England Patriots Twitter

Snapchat teases Facebook with Russian bot filter for April Fools' Day

Apr 02, 2018 - 3:04 PM

The app pokes fun at the controversy surrounding Facebook by adding a filter that simulates a Facebook profile photo and Russian bots liking your post

Sketsatorial: Asal-usul April Mop

Apr 01, 2017 - 10:56 AM

April Mop diperingati setiap tanggal 1 setiap bulannya Bagaimana sejarahnya dan mengapa hari ini identik dengan kebohongan?

MMDA Avengers and other pranks by brands on April Fools 2016

Apr 01, 2016 - 8:16 PM

Several brands decided to join in on the April Fools fun by playing some major gags on their loyal customer bases

In Laguna, Poe confuses ex-LP rep for critic Egay Erice

Apr 01, 2016 - 2:52 PM

Presidential candidate Grace Poe makes an April Fool s Day worthy boo boo at a campaign rally in the vote rich province

LAGUNA SORTIE. Senator Grace Poe joins her local allies in Laguna on April 1, 2016. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Warriors prank Festus Ezeli, make it seem like he was cut

Apr 01, 2016 - 2:12 PM

So besides being good in basketball the Dubs are also good at fooling teammates It must be good being the champs

WATCH: Rappler hires trolls

Apr 01, 2016 - 12:04 PM

We re looking for individuals who can think outside the comments box

WATCH: Rihanna's epic April Fools' prank on Jimmy Kimmel

Apr 02, 2015 - 1:23 PM

It seemed like a UFO had landed said Jimmy

RIHANNA. Confetti and dollar bills, everyone! Screengrab from YouTube

WATCH: Katie Couric pranks James Corden on ‘Late Late Show’

Apr 02, 2015 - 12:32 PM

‘I was like ‘Oh my God Katie Couric she’s died ’’ he says

KATIE AND JAMES. Oh my god! Screengrab from YouTube

6 awesome celebrity April Fools' Day pranks 2015

Apr 02, 2015 - 11:46 AM

Katy s new do Tom Felton s new boyfriend Sam Smith s surprise naked Today Show hosts and more

7 witty pranks pulled by brands on April Fools' Day

Apr 02, 2015 - 7:37 AM

Business brands do have self deprecating humor too as reflected in their April Fools pranks for 2015

Photo courtesy of CERN

Dragons awaken and Jeremy Clarkson goes green in April Fools' medley

Apr 01, 2015 - 10:54 PM

British newspapers annually run silly stories on April 1 to catch out gullible readers

Photo by ZIPI/EPA

WATCH: Rappler goes print!

Apr 01, 2015 - 12:00 AM

In 2013 Rappler dropped ‘beta’ and launched the Rappler app on iOS and Android This 2015 we are moving in a wild new direction

Gotcha! The best April Fools' pranks on YouTube

Apr 01, 2014 - 8:54 PM

Pranksters unite in these April Fools Youtube videos

Social Media wRap: April Fools', Gwiyomi, and more

Apr 08, 2013 - 9:49 AM

This week on social media: pranks nostalgia gay marriage and a monkey

YouTube announces shutdown in April Fool's prank

Apr 01, 2013 - 7:26 AM

In an elaborate prank YouTube says in a 3:32 minute video it was going dark for a decade

PNoy to endorse Lim on April Fools' Day

Mar 27, 2013 - 12:20 PM

The camp of the re electionist Manila mayor chose the date to emphasize that voters should not be fooled by politicians who are known for “broken promises”

FROM "CORY MAGIC" TO "NOYNOY MAGIC?" Lim's camp banks on the endorsement of President Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino. Photo from Facebook page of Mayor Alfredo Lim

Google goes retro with Google Maps for Nintendo

Apr 01, 2012 - 12:59 AM

Google introduces their first product for NES Google Maps 8 bit