The Internet wants April Fools’ Day cancelled this year

People think humanity as a whole has been through enough already

If you’re planning to pull pranks or practical jokes in honor of April Fools’ Day, now is the time to seriously reconsider. With the coronavirus pandemic still raging, a lot of people are not in the mood for some silly antics and stupid hoaxes. COVID-19 has already claimed over 40,000 lives around the world. Millions of people are in quarantine and the global economy is falling apart. If it’s not obvious yet, things are tough for most people at the moment, and the last thing they want is to fall for nasty April Fools’ Day tricks.

Though no one can’t officially cancel April Fools’ Day, several people have taken to social media to ask everyone to skip the annual custom, arguing that humanity as a whole has been through enough already.

Anxiety, fear, and stress are also at an all-time high, and many people believe that pranks and fake news for an entire day will just make things worse.

Among all kinds of gags that may come out on April Fools’ Day, people are mostly not ready for coronavirus-related jokes.

In fact, some Twitter users boldly remind everyone that people spreading false information during this global health crisis can end up behind bars.

Instead of pranking others for no reason, some people are encouraging everyone to turn April 1st into a day of positivity.

While the movement to cancel April Fools’ Day has valid reasons to skip the occasion, there are a few who think that people can still observe the tradition without offending others. They also point out that light humor is actually what we need during this dark time.

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