April Fools’ Day on Reddit: Hats, John Green, sponsored posts, and a color war

A look back at the fiasco that was April Fools' 2013 on Reddit. Also: John Green AMA! 


Mike Fenn

Internet Culture

Published Apr 2, 2013   Updated Jun 1, 2021, 7:48 pm CDT

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Picture of the day: A bobsled track that dates back to the 1984 Olympic Games makes its way through the brush in Sarajevo. (r/abandonedporn)


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*First Published: Apr 2, 2013, 9:47 am CDT