Disney World Editing Photos to Put Face Masks on Park Guests


This is probably the type of article that will only show up in the unique circumstances that are this waning year, 2020.

Photo by sergio souza from Pexels.

And that’s precisely why we had to cover it.

It seems that one of the world’s largest tourist attractions is making a few adjustments to their photos of guests currently attending none other than Disney World.

Naturally, they’re making sure that everyone appears to be practicing safe social distancing measures, chief among which is the use of a mask to prevent the spread of germs.

Oh, don’t get us wrong, it seems like you can still get away without having a mask on but not in ride photos. You see, Disney World is adding masks to maskless patrons who ride on their rides. This apparently has led to increased wait times for the photos of people on the rides. Additionally, the editing is said to be sloppy with masks appearing oversized in some cases.

As for why the park was doing this, no one has an answer to that. It’s all quite dystopian and weird and intriguing at the same time. Let’s keep in mind these are photos for guests to purchase, not marketing materials. This somehow makes it even stranger. To be honest, many people in the community thought this article was some kind of spoof or Onion-esque piece but it is true.

You can watch this video over on YouTube discussing it.

What do you think of Disney adding face masks to guests’ faces in photos? Let us know your thoughts on this story in the comments section below if you like.

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