Black Friday Prank Dupes Target Shoppers

Kenneth Rosen

On Black Friday, the plan was simple for a couple of pranksters -- go to Target dressed as employees and have a little fun with shoppers. The faux workers, sporting Target-red t-shirts, pointed customers in the wrong direction and offered everything but a Kindle when asked about the tablet.

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While these tricky fellows shouldn't expect Target to extend job offers, the duo did provide some much-needed tension breaking on the fiercest shopping day of the year.

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Watch the video above as unsuspecting shoppers get pranked during their Thanksgiving weekend shopping sprees.

BONUS: Pranks Gone Viral

1. Gmail Motion

Last year, Google announced a "new feature" in Gmail that would allow your webcam to recognize simple actions like pretending to open an envelope in order to open your inbox. Because gesture recognition is indeed a hot trend, this video is almost real enough to believe.

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This story originally published on Mashable here.