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Topic: Barbie

These 10 Toy Brands Are Winning Social Media For The Holidays

Lego and Monster High play big on Facebook and Twitter

What holiday toys generate the best social media buzz? To find out, Brand Chorus analyzed the biggest sellers from online retailers Amazon, Toys "R" Us and Target to create a…

Meet the Doll That's Proportioned Like a Real Woman, and Comes With 'Imperfection' Stickers

Cellulite, moles, grass stains and more

She's just like the iconic Barbie, but normal. The Lammily doll has the proportions of an average 19-year-old woman's body, based on data from the CDC—unlike the Barbie doll, whose proportions…

Entrepreneur Barbie Is on LinkedIn, and She's Already Way More Connected Than You

But is she good for girls?

The newest high-profile member on LinkedIn probably isn't going to write you a recommendation or endorse you for your propensity for tweeting anytime soon. Probably because she's plastic and can't…

Mattel Experiment Tries to Show That Barbie Isn't as Evil as You Think

How do kids really play with her, anyway?

If you asked a group of women over 25 to name some toys they played with as kids, Barbie would certainly come up. Less so now if you asked a…

Barbie's Life Is a Lot Less Perfect in British Artist's Disturbing Photographs

Sam Humphreys asks: "What if?"

Meet Domestic Abuse Barbie, a doll that will not be modeling for Sports Illustrated or appearing in toy stores anytime soon. Sam Humphreys, an artist out of the U.K., has transformed…

Year of the Troll: Brands Learn to Love Messing With Consumers

But are they risking trust?

Is JCPenney drunk tweeting the Super Bowl? Is Sports Illustrated putting Barbie on the cover of its Swimsuit Issue? Does Groupon really think Alexander Hamilton was president? When each of these…

6 Toy Ads That Transformed Toys Forever [Video]

Why do kids want the toys they want? Sam Thielman explains

From Barbie to Bratz via an army of action figures that are defnitely not dolls for boy, Sam Thielman explains how the union of broadcasters and toymakers created a multibillion…

This Week's Wins, Fails and WTFs [Video]

Adweek staff look at the winners and losers

Michael Sam did well this week, Marc Jacobs perhaps not so much. Tony Case, Michael Bürgi, Tim Nudd, Chris Heine, Garett Sloane and Emma Bazilian give their takes on the…

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue's Newest Model: Barbie

Mattel unveils new 'Unapologetic' campaign in advertorial

This year, the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue turns 50, which means that plenty of SI Swim Legends will be popping up to pay tribute to this all-American institution. But among…

Miley's Twerking Won't Stop Driving Video Views

Chicken-starring spoof tops YouTube charts; PewDiePie takes up five slots

The VMAs are two weeks old, but the impact of Miley Cyrus' titillating twerking session continues to be felt. An instructional clip featuring a twerking Barbie doll and a chicken…

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