Awesome news for all Star Wars fans. Twitter just partnered with Disney and LucasFilm to help promote the upcoming “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” movie. They went beyond sponsored hashtags this time though and took it one level higher by with #StarWarsEmojis.
It’s actually very simple — just tweet with a hashtag of Star Wars characters and an emoji of them comes out. Here’s the first batch that Twitter posted on their site.
We tried it and it works fine on mobile. We did have issues though with it on the Twitter client on our MacBook (emojis didn’t come out).
Anyway, two thumbs up Disney, LucasFilm, and Twitter! And to those who haven’t watched the latest trailer yet, here you go:
PS: Thanks to Acee Vitangcol for the tip!