April Fools Day + The Internet = Awesome

Technology and the internet make April Fools Day so much fun. Each year I look forward to seeing what new pranks and jokes will make their way online on April 1. All this April Fools Day fun doesn’t come without a price, however. If you’re like me, then you approach all links with caution on this day for fear that you might be RickRoll’d.

This year certainly didn’t disappoint. For a breakdown of some of the web’s best April Fools Day pranks, check out these posts from Lifehacker, Mashable, GigaOM, and The Next Web.

Of course, don’t forget about The Resurgence team, which announced the release of a Church Planter: The Video Game:

Ed Stetzer also had some April Fools Day fun on Twitter this morning. You can read about it on his blog.

Sadly, the day is almost over. We must wait yet another year until a new wave of creative and hilarious internet pranks emerges. At least we can wait paranoia-free. Or can we?

Finally, before you go, here is one more page I recommend checking out. Enjoy!

✩ April 1, 2011

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