Search engine giant Google has celebrated April Fool's Day by announcing several new fake products like Gmail Motion and an equally funny job posting for an 'Autocompleter'.
According to Google, the new Gmail Motion tool will allow users to control their Gmail email accounts using their bodies. Google explained that users will make use of the computer's web cam to translate their body motions into characters and commands.
“Using Gmail Motion is not only safe but also healthy and fun. As with any physical activity, certain precautions are recommended. First, make sure to clear the area around you. Second, try to take short breaks every 30-40 minutes, just as you would if you were typing,” Google explained.
The company also posted a fake job opening for the post of 'Autocompleter'. They are looking for people capable of guessing what users want to search for as soon as they start to type, and then quickly complete multiple suggestions. Applicants require vast knowledge, psychic intuition as well as typing speed of at least 32,000 wpm.
“In a fraction of a second, you’ll need to type in your prediction that will be added to the list of suggestions given by Google. Don’t worry, after a few million predictions you’ll grow the required reflexes,” the Google job posting read.