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26. Reddit rolls out pokey sticks to prod users with
News sharing site Reddit, not wanting to miss out on the April Fools' action, went down for a few minutes around lunchtime today to roll out its own mischievery to the plethora of pranks already on the Web.
Reddit said it had "acquired Team Fortress 2," a popular first-person game. "In an effort to make players comfortable with the acquisition, we'll be slowly integrating features from the popular free to play game into the standard Reddit experience." And that's where the "Pokey Stick of Social Capitulation" comes into play, the first item given to each Reddit user to prod and poke their peers with during the course of the day.
Read more at the Reddit blog.