Google pulls one back after April Fool’s joke Gmail bug that mails gif afterworld

Apr

2

2016

Google has withdrawn 1 April joke Gmail. The joke was that users were able to send emails with a drop-mic’ gif, but several users said they have sent emails with serious gif it and thereby get into trouble.

Drop the Mic button in Gmail stood beside the regular submit button, and therefore users would have become confused. The button made ​​sure that users sent a Drop Mic poison with their response, so as to have the last word. Then, the whole conversation moves to the archive and published answers were no longer in the mailbox.

Google forum flooded full of comments from people who had sent messages with serious Drop Mic function. It is unknown how many of these complaints, as the writer who would have lost his job, and really add much in themselves again April 1 jokes.

Also contained a bug joke, making accidental people who had the right button still pressed an email sent out via the Drop Mic function, confirm the search giant to tech site TechCrunch. Google has now disabled the function.

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