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You probably fell for these Internet April Fools' Day pranks

Selfie shoes? Real estate robots? The Internet was full of potentially great things Wednesday but they were all fake. Thanks, April Fools' Day.

Hinge Playdating

Dating app Hinge pranked its users Wednesday morning
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Dating app Hinge pranked its users Wednesday morning by claiming they had a new app: Hinge Playdating. Toddlers between the ages of 2-5 can meet up and hang out, all after matching while using their iPhones in the sandbox. While playdating for toddlers is pretty ridiculous, there are plenty of kids running around NYC with iPhones and even more odd apps out there for parents, making Hinge's prank almost believable. Until you watch the video.

Selfie Shoes

New York-based shoe company Miz Mooz introduced us
Photo Credit: Miz Mooz

New York-based shoe company Miz Mooz introduced us to selfie shoes! Solving the problem of having that awkward arm angle in your selfie or not having a selfie stick on hand at the perfect moment, these selfie shoes are both stylish and practical -- just stick your phone in the toe and snap a photo! While the selfie shoes aren't actually real, we're not convinced this marketing-style prank won't become a reality.

'The Paris Review for Young Readers'

Highbrow literary magazine 'The Paris Review' announced their
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Highbrow literary magazine 'The Paris Review' announced their Young Readers' edition on April 1, 2015: "The first magazine that writes up to children. (No offense to Cricket or Highlights.)." This colorful edition is "free of easy jokes and derivative fantasy." A table of contents includes an interview with Eric Carle, author of 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar,' fiction by Bret Easton Ellis (author of the very not kid-friendly 'American Psycho') as well as a puzzle called 'Spot the Difference: Francesca Woodman Nudes.' We may have almost fell for this pretentious children's prank if not for the ad for a very real 'Paris Review' onesie at the end.

Broker-Bot

New York real estate company Zenly sent out
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New York real estate company Zenly sent out an email to its subscribers announcing that they're launching a 'broker-bot' prototype, the world's first robot to act as a real estate agent. Also not a bad idea! NYC probably isn't too many years away from computerized real estate agents (equipped with GPS) and we're assuming they wouldn't charge too hefty of a broker's fee! If only all apartment hunting could be done by robot.

Ina Garten's Kale Cupcakes

We're going to go ahead and call this
Photo Credit: Ina Garten

We're going to go ahead and call this Mom Humor, but chef and recent funny lady Ina Garten made a few thousand Facebook followers chuckle on Wednesday. The Barefoot Contessa posted a photo of kale cupcakes and explained, "These Kale Cupcakes are a healthy twist on one of my favorite cupcake recipes. They look absolutely gorgeous and are the perfect treat for Spring! And the best part is, they’re so delicious kids won’t even guess that there’s a vegetable hidden inside." The link to the recipe confirms it's all a spoof, but maybe veggies on vanilla aren't so terrible?

Google Panda

Like a combination Siri and a really cute
Photo Credit: Google

Like a combination Siri and a really cute toy, Google Panda is the device you carry around (or wrap around your body) to answer all of your questions. In Japanese, of course. Google staged a fake press conference to announce the new device, which will be available -- basically never. However, we do agree that the world can use more engineers of panda technologies.

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