New lineup of Barbies honors real women throughout history.
@rogena63, tweeting about Mattel’s new line of Barbie dolls, based on inspiring women throughout history. The Barbies include historical figures, such as NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson and artist Frida Kahlo, and contemporary women including conservationist Bindi Irwin and film director Ava DuVernay. @TheSaharBar tweeted: “Now these are Barbies I can get down with.”
McDonald’s turns the “M” upside down — for women.
@nathanlerner, taking a shot at McDonald’s on Twitter after the company revealed it would flip its iconic golden arches upside-down on digital channels, some packaging and one California store sign in celebration of International Women’s Day, which was Thursday. Many Twitter users thought the gesture, described as a way of honoring “the extraordinary accomplishments of women everywhere,” was a joke.
NBC announces craft show with Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman.
@Prork, sharing his thoughts on Twitter about NBC’s new crafting show “Making It.” Actors Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman will host the show. The pair famously played Leslie Knope and Ron Swanson on the network’s comedy hit “Parks and Recreation.”
Netflix slammed for Rachel Dolezal documentary.
@Luxeposh, blasting Netflix’s decision to feature the documentary “The Rachel Divide,” about Rachel Dolezal, the controversial white woman who passed herself off as black for years. @LuxePosh urged Netflix to invest in “projects made by real black women.”
Jurassic Park ALIVE might be the next Pokémon GO.
@VIP0R, joking on Twitter about the similarities between the just-announced Jurassic World: Alive mobile game and its predecessor, the 2016 phenomenon Pokémon Go. Both are augmented reality games that use a mobile phone’s location and camera so players can capture and discover animals — in this case, dinosaurs — across a map. It will be released in the spring.