Tired of being fooled?

By: Andy Choi

Verizon’s new Prank Blocker app filters what a fool believes.

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We’ve all been there. We wake up on April 1st, look through our usual news sources, and get inundated with “questionable” headlines. The Up To Speed team has decided to help remedy this annual headache with a new app called Verizon Prank Blocker.

Designed to save you time and keep you from those unnecessary moments of levity, Prank Blocker’s patented “Shaken, Not Stirred” software easily detects when information is delivered with the sole purpose of pranking you.

If you’ve read this far and you’re wondering where you can download this app, unfortunately no such app exists. In fact, if such an app existed, it probably would have filtered out the story you’re reading now. But we hope you got a chuckle out of this April Fools’ episode.

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