Disney CEO Iger takes a dig at social media, says Hitler would have loved it: Variety

(Reuters) – Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger took a dig at the popularity of social media, saying it was a powerful marketing tool and Hitler would have loved it, Variety reported. “It’s the most powerful marketing tool an extremist could ever hope for because by design social media reflects a narrow world view filtering out anything that […]

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Disney Already Lost $1 Billion On Streaming Before Launching Its Netflix Competitor, Losses Expected To Grow

Disney has had a rocky entrance into the streaming marketplace — even before actually entering it. A report from CNBC noted that the media company has already lost $1 billion in the streaming marketplace in the recently ended fiscal year, all before Disney actually launches its streaming competitor to Netflix later this year. As the report noted, the losses are […]

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Disney accused of 'colonialism and robbery' for trademarking 'hakuna matata' Lion King catchphrase

More than 70,000 people have signed a petition demanding the Hollywood studio drop its commercial rights to the Swalhili phrase amid outcry over alleged cultural appropriation. The expression means "no worries" in the language, which is spoken across Africa and is the national language of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Zimbabwean activist Shelton Mpala who […]

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Hot Topic Sells a Poison Apple Fragrance Inspired by Snow White, So Go On, Have a Bite

This poisoned apple might not cause you to fall into a deep, death-like sleep, but its sweet fragrance is definitely strong enough to bring you true love’s kiss. If you’re obsessed with Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, you might want to add this Poison Apple Fragrance ($18, originally $25) that’s currently on sale at Hot Topic to your shopping […]

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You Won't Be Able to Stop Looking at Your Reflection While Wearing This Mulan Hair Comb

If you were a ’90s kid, you were probably captivated by Mulan‘s fantastic songs, funny sidekicks (thanks, Eddie Murphy), and colorful kimonos. As a Disney-loving adult, you may have realized that Mulan is the badass feminist leader we needed in a sea of princesses as a child, and she’s still cool as hell today. When we discovered that pop-culture-packed store […]

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Disney Launches ‘Star Wars’ Digital Animated Series to Turn Kids Into Fans

In the latest addition to the ever-expanding Star Wars universe, Disney and Lucasfilm are launching a new series of free animated shorts — designed to introduce youngsters on the storylines of the space-epic franchise and bring them into the Star Wars fandom. The new “Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures” series is set to premiere Friday (Nov. 30) on the newly launched […]

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Disney and Google Ink Broad, Multiyear Digital Advertising Deal

The Walt Disney Co. is moving all of its digital brands and properties worldwide — including Disney, ABC, ESPN, Freeform, Marvel, Pixar and Star Wars — to Google’s advertising platform. Under the multiyear pact, Disney will bring its entire global digital video and display business onto Google Ad Manager, which will serve as its core ad-technology platform. The deal cuts across […]

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Milo Manheim Not Going Home Empty-Handed After ‘DWTS’ Loss

Milo Manheim may not have nabbed the golden mirrorball trophy for his near-perfect season of performances on Dancing with the Stars, but he is walking away with much more than he bargained for. The Disney star came in second to winners Bobby Bones and Sharna Burgess. It was not revealed by what margin of error Manheim and Bones’ scores were […]

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Prepare to Lose All Self-Control When You See These 16 Disney Beauty Gifts

Prepare to Lose All Self-Control When You See These 16 Disney Beauty Gifts Want to see the two greatest things in the world combined together? Well get ready to shop through plenty of Disney beauty products, because we found the very best options. Right in time for the holidays, brands are releasing tons of magical items that Disney-lovers will flip […]

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