17 April 2015

‘Star Wars’ Fans: Twitter Rolls Out Awesome Stormtrooper, BB8 Droid Emoji

With the release of the new Star Wars:The Force Awakens trailer, Twitter sets to thrill fans of the sci-fi franchise by launching three awesome Star Wars-inspired emojis.

The social media platform has collaborated with Disney and Lucasfilm to turn iconic characters—like C3PO, Stormtrooper, and BB8—into adorable emojis, which fans can use to express themselves.

To activate the emoji, simply type the hashtag for each of the given character, and the image will pop up—more iconic characters and new characters from the latest Star Wars film will be rolled out in time to come.

Follow the official Star Wars Twitter account to be kept in the loop for the new emojis.

#TheForceAwakens #StarWarsEmojis #C3PO #StormTrooper #BB8 http://ift.tt/1yylMPY

— Star Wars (@starwars) April 16, 2015

BOOM! #BB8 #StarWarsEmojis http://ift.tt/1EMry1w

— Bad Robot (@bad_robot) April 16, 2015

#SWCA is here can you feel it? Now introducing #StarWarsEmojis on @Twitter... #StormTrooper http://ift.tt/1FZ27ve

— Star Wars (@starwars) April 16, 2015

[via Highsnobiety, Star Wars Twitter Account]