Apr 28, 2020

Disney sparks backlash with #MayThe4th tweet

Disney has been accused of trying to claim media ownership of popular hashtag "MayThe4th" on Twitter. The company's streaming service, Disney Plus, encouraged fans to share their favourite Star Wars memories using the hashtag on Monday. "Reply with your favourite #Star Wars memory and you may see it somewhere special #MayThe4th," the company said in a tweet. Many fans rushed to share their confusion over Disney's tweet. Another user joked: "By having my tweet in your thread you hereby waive all your copyright to the public domain."

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