digg.com april fool’s day gag

Seriously? As you know, today is April Fool’s Day, so you should be taking all sorts of “breaking news” with a huge bucket of salt. Over at Digg.com, it seems like what they’re doing is replacing the Digg count with a funky symbol (as shown above). That’s just lame, even though it’s not as cruel as getting Rick Rolled.

In case you’re curious, the Digg story I have pictured is a report saying that John Chow is a Google Android, not to be confused with the upcoming smartphone platform. It’s actually a pretty cute story. It’s almost as good as a story about getting hired by a major American newspaper. Almost.