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YouTube a Part of Google’s April Fool 2009

Today is April Fools day and Google and CADIE are celebrating the day online. YouTube one of the Google’s owned product had started hoaxing visitors.

Youtube's April Fool

Google-owned YouTube flips their videos upside down today part of a “New Viewing Experience”. YouTube suggests you turn “your monitor upside-down” as their internal tests have shown “that modern computer monitors give a higher quality picture” this way. Just append a “&flip=1” parameter to a YouTube video page URL, and the video and other parts of the page will be flipped. (Videos linked from the YouTube homepage also use the flip-parameter today.) You yourself can watch an example video at YouTube.

Well, If you don’t want to be a part of this celebration and need to see the video in actual condition, you can bring a little change in the url and can continue in your own way. Just remove the code “flip=1” from the end of the url, like: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RBtmcsJ0XUI&feature=featured&flip=1 you can change the url to this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RBtmcsJ0XUI.

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Not only Youtube but also Google is joining with several hoaxes like Gmail, Picasa and more. For more updates check it out here.