Clippy Makes a Comeback On Office Online


Microsoft is participating in some April Fools humor today.  If you log into Office Online (previously office web apps) and open a word, excel, or powerpoint document, the familiar Clippy will appear asking “Remember when we used to write letters together?”  You have the option to tweet the message out.

Here is a screenshot:

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Read our own April Fools story: Shocker: Former Windows Chief Steven Sinofsky to Join Apple; Will Work on a “Re-imagined” MacOS

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  • Nham Thien Duong

    Wah, a joke, I went directly to Microsoft Office Online to test it. (>_<) Fooled me once, shame on you, fooled me twice……………… SHAME ON ME. :-

  • CyberAngel

    it’s called “Cortana” and it looks like horror film “Ring”