Google is probably cancelling its annual April Fools jokes this year

Now is not the time

April Fools has always been intertwined with the internet, and no company has embraced it like Google. It has long created fun, wacky gags each April, but it won’t do that this year, according to a new report. An internal email from Google marketing boss Lorraine Twohill allegedly says Google is playing it straight on April 1st, 2020 out of respect for those fighting the coronavirus.

In the early to mid-2000s, Google would have one or two April Fools jokes, but now there might be a dozen or more from various teams inside the company. Read MoreGoogle is probably cancelling its annual April Fools jokes this year was written by the awesome team at Android Police.