April Fools! Companies have fun with prank ads

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Wednesday, April 1, 2015
April Fools' Day roundup: Selfie car, Netflix warning
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From Honda's selfie car to a warning from Netflix, several companies had fun with April Fool's Day with fake advertisements.

From Honda's selfie car to a warning from Netflix, companies are having fun with fake April Fools' Day advertisements.


Finally, a truly hands-free way to shop. Target newest innovation is the FannyBasket, "a triumph for all guests who want a convenient, grab-and-go shopping experience."



Do you like to be on the cutting edge of technology? Then the Galaxy BLADE edge is the smartphone for you. Billed as the "world's first smart knife," Samsung says the edge of the phone is so sharp, it can be used as a knife.



There was a major announcement from British billionaire Richard Branson. The Virgin Group founder said he's moving his company headquarters to Branson, Missouri, after learning a relative founded the city.


Honda has created the Honda HRV selfie edition, equipped with 10 selfie cameras on the inside and outside of the vehicle.

The selfie cameras only work when the car is in drive. While parked, you'll have to do it the old-fashioned way.


If you stream more than two consecutive episodes of a show on Netflix, a video will appear warning the viewer of the hazards of binge-watching. Their message: Binge responsibly.


Kia unveiled its new Smile-to-Start technology which allows drivers to start their car with nothing more than the power of their smile.


The pizza delivery chain announced its venture into robotic delivery with the Domi-No-Driver.


The Internet giant has pranks running on many of its platforms today, but head to com.google to see the entire site backwards.