Selfie Sticks Banned From Disney Theme Parks

Posted: Jun 27 2015, 12:22pm CDT | by , in Technology News


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Selfie sticks banned from Disney theme parks

Disneyland and Walt Disney World Officially Ban Selfie Sticks

In case you're considering going to Disneyland or Walt Disney World this late spring you better keep your selfie stick at home. Disney has banned selfie sticks at all its amusement parks joining a developing rundown of vacation destinations over the world to forbid the camera for wellbeing reasons.

Staff members had posted various precautionary signs and warning regarding the usage of selfie sticks, while in ride, but people failed to obey this order. Hence, Disney World has to implement this ban in all its amusement parks for safety and wellbeing of the visitors. The ban will effect from June 30 at Disney World and California’s Disneyland, while this ban will be promulgated in Paris and Hong Kong from July 1.

A company spokesperson said, “We strive to provide a great experience for the entire family, and unfortunately selfie-sticks have become a growing safety concern for both our guests and cast.” Prior to this, Disney had allowed selfie sticks for visitors on the premises of park but it was banned on to the rides. But, still people failed to oblige this rule and keep them bringing onto rides like Big Thunder Mountain Railroad.

Just this week, a thrill ride at Disney's California Park was put down and out for 60 minutes in light of the fact that somebody chose they needed to have that thrilling selfie at the ride's most noteworthy point, which led to this permanent ban. It is important to note that selfie stick has also been banned from various popular locations like museums and film festivals like Cannes.

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