Visitors to YouTube today may notice the logo has been amended to YouTube 1911 and be wondering why. The answer of course is to check your calendar and you’ll quickly realise that it is April fool’s day.
And the fun doesn’t stop there with a spotlight on ‘1911 viral videos’, embedded below, remixes of classic YouTube videos and characters, including a 1911 ‘fail’.
YouTube are no stranger to April fools including one of the best tech ones of all time when the Rickrolled the entire site with all videos going through to Rick Astley’s infamous ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’. Now that was a brave one! Amusingly, they’ve even spoofed this with a ‘Ruth’ roll half-way through the video above.