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25. Vimeo embraces cats with "Vimeow"
Vimeo has long been the second-place runner behind YouTube in the video space. Today, Vimeo 'rebrands' itself as "Vimeow" in order to fully embrace the crazy cat memes that have engulfed the Web. A bevy of features have been rebranded as cat-related items, and Vimeow also soon hopes to introduce "Tummyrub," which enables you to show your appreciation for any cat video. Just don't upload any videos of wool yarns otherwise we'll be here all day.
You can check out their staff blog post here.
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.