If your shampoo was swapped out for Elmer’s glue or if someone changed your pleasant alarm chime to hardcore death metal, you’ve probably realized that it’s April Fool’s Day.
And of course, the trend nowadays is for companies to get in on the fun - and there’s no shortage of laughs to be had.
Here are some of the funniest one’s we’ve seen today. And remember... if something seems too good (or weird, strange or anything else) to be true, it probably is!
The Calgary-based airline has established itself over the past few years as one of Canada’s top pranksters, and this year is no different.
Here’s WestJet’s video, a parody of the now-infamous Fyre Festival:
Like all great stories, this one begins with a flight. Welcome to #FlyreFestival – an immersive music festival at 35,000 feet on our 787 Dreamliner. Will you join us? https://t.co/xcKGfEgjCL pic.twitter.com/Zv4oapXRij
— WestJet (@WestJet) April 1, 2019
WestJet’s low-cost carrier got in on the action themselves, with this nifty “recline-for-a-dime” promotion:
BIG NEWS! We're bringing lie-flat seats to the single class cabin. Introducing Recline-for-a-Dime™ 💺 the latest ultra-low-cost innovation. To celebrate this revolutionary new product we're having a SALE. Don't pay for things you might not use! ✈️ https://t.co/rij4BbbBR7 pic.twitter.com/kC5whtgDN6
— FlySwoop (@FlySwoop) April 1, 2019
The Canadian coffee behemoth tweeted that it’s come up with the world’s largest Timbit:
We did it!!! Successfully created the World’s Largest Timbit. So proud! #TimHortons #Timbit #GuinnessWorldRecords #3mmBigger #TheySaidWeCouldntDoIt #Triumph #Victory #CanadianIngenuity pic.twitter.com/1s9VxH7ybv
— Tim Hortons (@TimHortons) April 1, 2019
The homegrown burger chain tweeted a pic that’s decidedly not a beautiful thing, the dessert burger, complete with a cherry on top:
Soon you can make your burger a beautiful thing with 5 NEW dessert toppings! Introducing The Dessert Burger! Coming soon. pic.twitter.com/3PLYTLRJ7u
— Harvey's (@HarveysCanada) April 1, 2019
And Harvey’s isn’t the only fast food chain getting in on the fun. McDonald’s produced this slick video for its “new” shake sauce. Dip at your own risk!:
— McDonald's (@McDonalds) April 1, 2019
Tech and search giant Google spared no expense with this video, a send-up of its popular Home device - Google Tulip:
The company is known for its machines that allow you to carbonate water in your own home or office, but they’ve teamed up with astronaut Scott Kelly on this hilarious alternative that uses human burps!:
Houston we solved the problem!
Burping in space is a thing of the past. Introducing our new collaboration with @StationCDRKelly, SodastreamME!
Tag a friend you KNOW needs this :) pic.twitter.com/Cx3BIaickU
— SodaStream USA (@SodaStreamUSA) April 1, 2019
The popular dating app said it’s coming out with height verification with the tagline “Say good-bye to height-fishing”:
— Tinder (@Tinder) March 29, 2019
The German carmaker went decidedly retro for their April Fool’s offering, with this tweet for the i-setta electric car:
A vehicle that set trends with its individuality. Now getting ready for the future urban mobility.
The all-new BMW i-setta with fully-electric drive train.#BMW #BMWi #FutureTechnology pic.twitter.com/VQGUvfuAlF
— BMW i (@BMWi) April 1, 2019
Online furniture and home decor company Wayfair is tapping into the public’s love for the ever-faithful companion, the dog, with their dog registry service Groom’d:
Introducing Groom'd, a wedding registry for dogs! For the first time, pups can conveniently register for furniture, decor, and more. See all the perks that are leaving every breed in puppy love with Groom’d! #Wayfair https://t.co/t2jfVeptFU pic.twitter.com/e3sW3ydF3Q
— Wayfair.com (@Wayfair) April 1, 2019
Remember, don’t be the one that falls for the joke today! And tweet to us here and tell us about your favourites!