Google Is Skipping Annual April Fools' Day Prank for This Reason

02 Avril, 2020, 12:27 | Auteur: Anatole Charbonneau
  • Google Is Skipping Annual April Fools' Day Prank for This Reason

This April Fools' Day, very few people are in the mood for being pranked-or for reading news stories more surreal than what is already happening.

Authorities in Thailand warned individuals joking about the virus could be punished under a law carrying a sentence of up to five years behind bars. The authorities have been warning people to desist from sharing unreliable information on social media as fake news and rumours make it more hard for them to fight the spread of the disease.

Google is not participating in April Fools' Day, despite their long-standing tradition of playing pranks on the holiday. Delhi Police is warning that strict legal action would be taken against anyone attempting to fool people by spreading rumours in the guise of April Fools day.

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Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen took to Facebook to tell people not to prank about the virus, adding that anyone spreading rumors or false information could face up to three years in jail and/or a fine of up to NT$3 million (US$99,200).

"The state govt won't allow anyone to spread rumours/panic on #Corona", Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh tweeted.

The World Health Organization has called the spread of coronavirus misinformation circulating on the internet an "infodemic". On this day, here are some of the April fool messages that you can share with your family and friends. On social media, many said they wouldn't be celebrating April 1 this year.

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