YouTube is Shutting Down : This April Fools’ Day :)

Posted: March 31, 2013 in All Categories
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YouTube announced it will be shutting down after eight years in business and will no longer accept videos. The news comes, of course, just before April Fools’ Day 🙂 you should have know it by now, it’s the annual prank day of Youtube.

It’s no secret that April Fools’ Day is a big part of Google and YouTube’s company culture and tradition. For example, YouTube did a throwback in 2011 to fake viral videos from 100 years ago and last year, the site said you could order all clips on DVD. In 2008, every video led to a a Rick Roll.

The company teamed up with The Onion to create a YouTube-star-studded video explaining how the site was set up as part of a contest to find the best home video on the Internet.

What do you think of this year’s prank? Which is the best you’ve seen on web today?

 

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