The Washington City Paper changed its website today to look like the Huffington Post.
Mubrella reports that Australia is planning to implement a Tweet Tax on Twitter messages. “Mumbrella understands that the government is planning to tax Twitter users by the number of messages they send, at a rate of 1c per tweet. This will then be multiplied by the number of followers they have.”
TechCrunch has the most complete round-up of April Fool’s jokes online, including: Gmail autopilot writes emails for you, upside-down viewing on YouTube, and Twitter limits tweets to one a day
Gizmotastic reports on “Google’s master plan to supplement the possible drop of original news” with the “Google News Drone.”
The Guardian newspaper announced today that it will ceasing printing its newspaper and publish only via Twitter, the social media site that limits messages to 140 characters. “Experts say any story can be told in 140 characters,” the paper says.