April Fools' Day

2024 - 4 - 1

Unveiling April Fools' Day: Spot Fake News, Pranks, and Political Shenanigans

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Take the quiz, learn how to avoid online trickery, and delve into the political satire surrounding April Fools' Day!

April Fools' Day is a time of jest and jokes, but amidst the playful pranks lurk deceptive news headlines waiting to be uncovered. Test your skills in identifying fake news with a fun quiz that challenges your ability to separate fact from fiction. From racing greyhounds patrolling footy games to outlandish brand pranks, the line between reality and satire blurs on this mischievous day. Stay vigilant and sharpen your news literacy to navigate through the sea of April Fools' hoaxes.

As brands unleash their creativity, South Australia embraces the spirit of April Fools' with a display of witty and entertaining pranks. Whether it's pitch invaders or unexpected collaborations, the element of surprise adds a touch of humor to the day. Tips for avoiding online pranks extend beyond April Fools' Day, emphasizing the importance of staying cautious while navigating the digital realm. Experts in misinformation and news literacy provide insights on safeguarding yourself from falling victim to online trickery.

In the realm of politics, April Fools' Day serves as a backdrop for satire and jest. From bizarre political merchandise to outlandish claims, the humorous side of politics takes center stage. Whether it's a Trump Bible or election deniers, the blend of reality and absurdity creates a unique narrative that reflects the spirit of the day. Dive into the comical mimicry that unfolds within the political spectrum, shedding light on the playful side of serious issues.

As the day approaches, be prepared to laugh, ponder, and embrace the spirit of April Fools' Day. From quirky brand pranks to political satire, the day offers a mix of amusement and reflection in a world filled with both real news and clever hoaxes.

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April Fool's day: can you spot the news fakes? Take our quiz (The Guardian)

Take our fun test to see how good you are a spotting the fake news hidden among the real headlines.

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Pity the fool: SA's brands put on their best April 1 pranks (The Advertiser)

In a case of pitch invaders beware, racing greyhounds will be in action patrolling footy games during the coming Gather Round … or will they?

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5 tips for not getting tricked online this April Fools' Day — and beyond (NPR)

It's always smart to keep your guard up online, especially on April Fools' Day. Experts in misinformation and news literacy offer steps you can take to ...

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Opinion | April Fools' Day Is Coming to a Political System Near You (The New York Times)

Bret Stephens: Leaving aside anyone buying a Trump Bible for $60, my nominee is Kari Lake: 2020 election denier, 2022 Arizona loser in the governor's race and ...

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April Fool's Day Quiz: Can You Spot The Lie? (Extra.ie)

It's April 1, April Fool's Day, so be warned and watch your back for any potential jokes, hoaxes or pranks!

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The internet is over April Fools' Day. Here's what people are saying ... (The Indianapolis Star)

It's April 1, which means it is April Fools' Day, but there haven't been many jokes online so far this year. X users share why.

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Monday TigerBlog - Happy April Fools' Day - Princeton University ... (Princeton Athletics)

TigerBlog was a senior in West Philadelphia when Sidd Finch burst onto the scene on this day in 1985. Finch was the phenom of all phenoms, and he'd just been ...

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April Fools' Day pranks: Apps to translate baby stoner sayings, a ... (USA TODAY)

April Fools' Day is Monday, April 1. Here's some pranks and jokes you can get in on early, including fake personal care products and a new Tinder job.

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Will you be this year's 'April fish'? Businesses have a long history of ... (The Conversation AU)

This morning, breakfast television shows will be reporting obscure, although mildly believable, announcements from organisations and brands – but keep you ...

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April Fools' 2.0: AI Is Crafting Ultimate Pranks You Won't See Coming (Forbes)

Buckle up, dear reader, for a ride into a future where your coffee maker might just be in on the joke.

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The best foodie pranks brands pulled this April Fool's Day (The Grocer)

Grocery brands have taken it upon themselves to develop more elaborate pranks than ever in a bid to boost their presence online and get people talking.

Did you fall for these well-known April Fools' Day jokes? (New Bern Sun Journal)

April Fools' Day has become a global playground for brands and media alike. Each year brings a new batch of ingenious hoaxes that catch the unwary off guard ...

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The best (and worst!) April Fools' Day pranks of all time: From Big ... (Daily Mail)

The best (and worst!) April Fools' Day pranks of all time: From Big Ben going digital to a bountiful Swiss spaghetti harvest - so did you fall for any? By ...

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10 great April Fools' Day pranks of all-time (WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando)

Once again, April Fools' Day is here, so people are likely going to spend Monday dodging pranks and hearing jokes from family, friends, co-workers, ...

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Brands prank consumers with faux products in April Fools Day ... (Social Samosa)

April Fools' Day, saw people playing pranks, with brands joining in on the online fun. While some brands went big with their campaigns, others kept it ...

Did you fall for these well-known April Fools' Day jokes? (Jacksonville Daily News)

April Fools' Day has become a global playground for brands and media alike. Each year brings a new batch of ingenious hoaxes that catch the unwary off guard ...

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The Scoop: Brands roll out April Fools' Day pranks - PR Daily (PR Daily)

Plus: The end of “Beastification” on YouTube; why Republican small-dollar donors are drying up.

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How did April Fools' Day start and what are some famous pranks? (CBS DC)

The annual day of jokes, pranks and tricks falls on April 1 each year, but no one is quite sure how the tradition started.

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Miss Manners: April Fools' Day is no joke when it's your birthday (Anchorage Daily News)

DEAR MISS MANNERS: Through no one's fault, I was born on the worst date ever. Each birth anniversary, there's a well-meaning but hurtful practical joke.

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'Is One Eleven Chop House haunted?' and other dubious ... (Worcester Mag)

Sure, I understand intellectually that not every lost diner or dive bar is the result of gentrification: Owners retire, or sometimes a chef-change results in a ...

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April Fool's Day joke products should become a reality (The New Daily)

“Hundreds and thousands of you had no idea you needed this. Sprinkle some nostalgia into your day with our NEW Subway Footlong Fairy Bread,” Subway said on ...

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Watch 9 pranks sweetly fool these unsuspecting souls for a good ... (USA TODAY)

From a strangely familiar restaurant server to an unexpected pizza delivery driver: these nine delightful pranks fooled people in the sweetest way.

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April Fool's Day pranks from companies that backfired in spectacular ... (The Indianapolis Star)

For every well-executed corporate hoax, there's an overeager company whose ill-conceived pranks have blown up in their faces, sometimes badly.

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SA's most viral April Fools' jokes in 2024 (Glam Adelaide)

Here's a list of South Australia's most viral April Fool's Day jokes, from new food creations to new recruits.

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Sriracha toothpaste, ranch Smarties and more April Fools' food pranks (The Washington Post)

On April Fools' Day, an era of unlikely brand mashups and crazy flavor combinations makes it harder to know which food ideas are real and which are pranks.

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Is April Fools Day Worth the Hype? (Eagle News)

April Fool's Day is often a day I overlook. Since middle school, it seemed like a dumb tradition to me. It's just the beginning of a new month.

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EB Games Store In Perth Pulls Off A Perfect April Fools Day Joke (Kotaku Australia)

An EB Games in Perth has won April Fools' Day, displaying fake titles like Murder, She Wrote and A Blu-ray Case Full To The Brim Of Tazos.

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The best of April Fool's Day 2024 - AdNews (AdNews)

Mission to Uranus, hot sauce shower gel, Cloak of Invisibility, Foot long fairy bread.

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April Fools Day 2024: top stunts and jokes from brands (The Drum)

From Knorr supporting the super tasters of the world to PepsiCo selling milk alongside its new hot snack range, here are the gags that really got us this ...

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The history of April Fools' Day (The Daily Eastern News)

April Fools' Day's history is one of pure mystery, as not even historians know where, when or even why the holiday started. There are some clues that ...

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There's an April Fools' Day prank about the 2024 solar eclipse ... (Space.com)

An April Fool's Day joke by the University of Vermont suggests the date and path of the April 8 total solar eclipse have been miscalculated.

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