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Now served at Cracker Barrel: Webkinz opossum

Is there no end to the Webkinz phenomenon? Now the home of fine cuisine, Cracker Barrel, is to house an exclusive Webkinz opossum.

By September 3, 2009

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Virtual Pet Shelter founder finds solace in Tamagotchi

Many virtual pets end up living out their lives forgotten in dark drawers. If a new Virtual Pet Shelter gets off the ground, all those Tamagotchis and Webkinz will have a place to go.

By March 12, 2012

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Webkinz target kids for early social networking

The Webkinz experience begins when children buy a stuffed animal with a code on the tag that's used to log in to a social networking site. Then they can customize rooms for their pet, and interact with fellow Webkinz owners. As Webkinz celebrates its seco

May 21, 2008

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Do Webkinz change the way we look at pets?

There is a huge trend in pets as expression of an owner's image, as epitomized by the trend in pet fashions now available. Does our identification with online animal avatars like Webkinz feed in to this trend and influence us to create animal "familiars"

By January 3, 2008

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Nukotoys aims for next-generation toy empire

By mixing immersive offline and online experiences into traditional game and toy play, San Francisco start-up hopes to turn industry on its head.

By October 12, 2010

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Webkinz target kids for early social networking

The Webkinz experience begins when children buy a stuffed animal with a code on the tag that's used to log in to a social networking site. Then they can customize rooms for their pet, and interact with fellow Webkinz owners. As Webkinz celebrates its second birthday, CNET.com's Neha Tiwari takes a look at the popular phenomenon.

November 1, 2007

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Barbie joins social media, targets wrong crowd

Barbie is promoting its Video Girl doll with a Foursquare-powered scavenger hunt, but will the campaign translate into sales?

By July 20, 2010

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Webkinz rival takes you to Funkeys town

Mattel's interactive vinyl figures and new virtual world may appeal to adults as well as kids too old for Webkinz.

By September 28, 2007

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Barbie tries the Webkinz way

Mattel starts selling a new "Barbie Girls" MP3 doll this week, in an attempt to get hip to a generation immersed in technology.

By August 9, 2007

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Moms, just say no to babysitting Webkinz

On top of all the duties that moms are supposed to do, some are now babysitting their kids' Webkinz online pets while the children are away at summer camp. In the world of overintensive parenting, this is a good place to draw the line!

By July 23, 2007