Ronald McDonald Gets a Makeover for the Social Media Age

And more awesome stuff other people did on the Internet today.


Photo: McDonald's

Eater reports that in an attempt to be “to be modern and relevant,” McDonald’s is giving Ronald a makeover. He only looks slightly less creepy now.

The WSJ reports that Ronald will not “get his own Twitter handle” (aww) but McDonald’s will post comments attributed to him using the hashtag #RonaldMcDonald.

“Selfies …here I come!” says Ronald in the press release.

Here’s some more stuff we loved from today:

School stops serving Mountain Dew before tests [Florida Today]

The 7 best budget tequilas [Serious Eats]

These comfort foods are made out of knitted wool [Laughing Squid]

These awesome shot glasses look like prescription bottles [ThinkGeek]

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