Three Ways Disney Keeps up with the Times

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For a business that opened its first location in 1955, and second in 1971, the Disney theme parks are changing and adapting to the demands of the modern traveler and world extremely well. Let’s take a quick look at three changes that have occurred in Walt Disney World as proof of Disney’s ability to keep up with the times.
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Disney Parks to donate up to $1 million to Make-A-Wish

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Building on the success of 2016's global campaign, Disney fans and Make-A-Wish(R) supporters looking to share the joy this holiday season can once again join Disney Parks and Make-A-Wish and Share Your Ears to help make wishes come true for children with critical illnesses. Disney and Make-A-Wish fans around the world can make a difference by unlocking a donation with a simple photo and hashtag. Disney Parks will donate $5 to Make-A-Wish, up to a total of $1 million, for each photo taken and shared featuring Mickey Mouse Ears -- or any creative "ears" at all -- with the hashtag #ShareYourEars. Photos can be uploaded to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram between now and December 25, 2017.
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Disney Social Media Cover Photos

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I am still an old photographer when it comes to the new age of Social Media. I often forget when I am photographing at Walt Disney World or some other fun destination to take pictures with the various cover images in mind. On my last trip, I made it a point to find locations or … Continue reading "Disney Social Media Cover Photos"
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Instagram!

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Have you seen the word “Instagram” showing up on your Facebook page or perhaps your Twitter feed? There is always a photo attached — sometimes a funky photo in different colors or maybe black-and-white or even cartoonish. According to the folks at Instagram it’s “… a fun and quirky way to share your life with … Continue reading "Instagram!"
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The Walt Disney Company Acquires Leading Online Parenting Platform Babble Media, Inc.

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BURBANK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS), through its wholly owned subsidiary Disney Online, has acquired Babble Media, Inc., a leading online parenting platform featuring more than 200 influential mom bloggers. The acquisition of Babble further strengthens the position of Disney Interactive Media Group’s Moms and Family portfolio as a leading online resource for … Continue reading "The Walt Disney Company Acquires Leading Online Parenting Platform Babble Media, Inc."
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Disney, Gowalla Deliver the Magic of Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney World Resort, In a New Way

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Gowalla’s Unique Product Features Inspire Visitors To Experience Disney Parks Like Never Before GLENDALE, Calif.(Nov. 18, 2010) – In its first foray into location services, Disney Parks has teamed up with Gowalla – the social network that inspires people to keep up with friends and share the places they go – to provide park-goers a … Continue reading "Disney, Gowalla Deliver the Magic of Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney World Resort, In a New Way"
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