Barbie

Website review by
Jean Armour Polly, Common Sense Media
Barbie Website Poster Image
This site is an infomercial for products.

Parents say

age 11+
Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 7+
Based on 44 reviews

A lot or a little?

The parents' guide to what's in this website.

Positive Messages
Violence & Scariness
Sexy Stuff
Language
Consumerism

This site is an infomercial for Barbie products.

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that this is a shopping site thinly disguised as entertainment. But no skills will be enhanced here. There's a parenting section, but most of it was dedicated to getting the parent to buy as well.

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User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written byDat boi rolling December 16, 2019

ITS BAD

They can easily get the doll naked and have no bra on.
Parent of a 6-year-old Written byjacobblomker December 15, 2019

jacob on everythinggirl.com

I think I like that website
Kid, 9 years old July 29, 2015

Horribly Horrible

I would rather get seizures
Kid, 9 years old April 18, 2014

HORRIBLE!

IT'S SO HORRIBLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

What's it about?

As you would expect, BARBIE.COM is essentially an infomercial for Barbie products. Frankly, that's all you should use this site for since the rest of it is boring. No music, simple games that are way below the reading level required to understand how to play them, and bafflingly staid graphics.

Is it any good?

Barbie.com won't hurt your kid, but it won't enlighten or entertain them much them, either. Not much makes sense on this site. Seems like a wasted opportunity given Barbie's eternal popularity.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about the importance -- or lack thereof -- of being trendy and always having a new outfit to show off. How do clothes make you feel? Is it important to run out and buy the new hip shirt or pair of pants?

Website details

  • Genre: Brand Sites
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Last updated: November 15, 2019

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