Google VS Volkswagen on April Fool's Day 2021

1 day ago, Google announced to cancel April Fool’s Day and associated pranks by not changing their logo.

The message continued, “As you will remember, last year we made the decision to pause our longstanding Google tradition of celebrating April Fools’ Day, out of respect for all those fighting COVID-19. With much of the world still grappling with serious challenges, we feel we should again pause the jokes for April Fools’ Day this year. Like we did last year, we should continue to find appropriate ways to bring moments of joy to our users throughout the year (e.g. Doodles, Easter eggs, etc.)"

Google confirmed the email’s content’s to Insider and The Verge on Tuesday.

On the other hand, Volkswagen took the prank day to another level:

Later, they confessed that they were lying about changing the name of company.

What is your take on April Fool’s, its role and effects?