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Teens talk about Online Communities

I think it’s safe to say that with Club Penguin, Toon Town Online, Pirates, Pixie Hollow and other popular online role playing sites, The Walt Disney Company has invested a lot of money in online communities. These games are more … Continue reading

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Club Penguin deal works in Disney’s favor

Back in August of 2007 this whole econopalypse was still ahead of us. Disney had just decided to spend up to $700 million to buy Club Penguin, an online MMORPG for tweens and pre-tweens. They structured the deal so that … Continue reading

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Disney News and Links – Monday Night Roundup

I just realized that The Disney Blog is approaching 5 million page views since I installed sitemeter. That’s a pretty significant milestone for any website, let alone a blog that got its start in June of 2004. I hope you’ve … Continue reading

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Merger brings management changes to Disney Interactive Media Group (DIM)

Disney Interactive Media = DIM. Sorry Disney, I couldn’t resist. They, of course, prefer the acronym DIMG, but that doesn’t sound out very well. DIG has been done and might have bad connotations at the Mouse House after that billion … Continue reading

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Disney is raising your kids on social networks

Author and social media strategist Shel Israel gazes into the crystal ball and sees a future populated by children who learned everything they needed to know about how to interact online from a Disney owned Social Network or Massively Multiplayer … Continue reading

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