Disney Bans Selfie Sticks at Theme Parks Over Safety Concerns

Walt Disney Co will ban selfie sticks starting next week at its theme parks around the world, the company said on Friday, joining a growing list of attractions that restrict the camera accessories for safety reasons. The ban will begin on Wednesday at parks in Hong Kong and Paris. Disney spokeswoman Kim Prunty said in a statement, “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.