Google continues to pause pranks because the world nonetheless faces ‘critical challenges’ through the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic- Know-how Information, Alenz

Google continues to pause pranks because the world nonetheless faces ‘critical challenges’ through the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic- Know-how Information, Alenz

The yr 2020 was a troublesome yr for nearly the whole world, and a yr later, we’re nonetheless preventing the pandemic. Identical to final yr, out of respect for those preventing COVID-19, Google has determined to not make any April Idiot’s Day pranks this yr as effectively. Google’s VP of worldwide advertising and marketing, Marvin Chow revealed in an inner mail that the corporate will proceed the “pause” of April Idiot’s Day pranks this yr as “a lot of the world” remains to be going through “critical challenges” through the ongoing pandemic, in response to a report by Enterprise Insider.

 April Fools Day: Google continues to pause pranks as the world still faces serious challenges during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

Google CEO Sundar Pichai. Picture: Reuters

“As you’ll keep in mind, final yr we made the choice to pause our longstanding Google custom of celebrating April Fools’ Day, out of respect for all these preventing COVID-19. With a lot of the world nonetheless grappling with critical challenges, we really feel we should always once more pause the jokes for April Fools’ Day this yr. Like we did final yr, we should always proceed to search out acceptable methods to deliver moments of pleasure to our customers all year long (e.g. Doodles, easter eggs, and so on.),” an official message obtained by Enterprise Insider learn.

For the unversed, Volkswagen of America lately pulled an April Idiot’s Day prank by asserting that it’s going to change its model identify to “Voltswagen” to stress the corporate’s dedication to electrical automobiles. Issues actually went awry.


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