The most popular instances of Google Humor are the April Fool Jokes. Google had maintained a tradition of perpetrating April fool day hoaxes.
Here is a list of some hoaxes by Googleâ€¦
April Foolâ€™s Hoaxes
In 2000: Google MentalPlex
Google announced a new â€œMentalPlexâ€ search technology that supposedly read the userâ€™s mind to determine what the user wanted to search for, thus eliminating the step of actually typing in the search query.
In 2002: PigeonRank
Google reveals the technology behind its PageRank System â€” PigeonRank. Google touts the benefits of this cost-effective and efficient means of ranking pages and reassures readers that there is no animal cruelty involved in the process.
In 2004: Google Lunar/Copernicus Center
Fictitious job opportunities for a research center on the moon. Luna/X (a pun to Linux as well as a reference to the Windows XP visual style and Mac OS X.It is the name of a new operating system they claimed to have created for working at the research center.
Google Gulp, a fictitious drink, was announced by Google in 2005. According to the company, this beverage would optimize oneâ€™s use of the Google search engine by increasing the drinkerâ€™s intelligence.
In 2006: Google Romance
On April Foolâ€™s Day 2006, Google Romance was announced on the main Google search page with the introduction, â€œDating is a search problem. Solve it with Google Romance.â€ It pretends to offer a â€œSoulmate Searchâ€ to send users on a â€œContextual Dateâ€.
In 2007: Gmail Paper & Google TiSP
Google changed the login page for Gmail to announce a new service called Gmail Paper. The service offered to allow users of Googleâ€™s free webmail service to add e-mails to a â€œPaper Archive,â€ which Google would print (on â€œ96% post-consumer organic soybean sputumâ€œ) and mail via traditional post.
Google TiSP (short for Toilet Internet Service Provider) was a fictitious free broadband service supposedly released by Google. This service would make use of a standard toilet and sewage lines to provide free Internet connectivity at a speed of 8 Mbps (2Mbps Upload) (or up to 32 Mbps with a paid plan).
[via wikipedia.com ]