Twitter Unveils Star Wars Emojis, and All Is Right With the Galaxy

Three characters to begin with, including a new one

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Emoji product placement on Twitter just advanced a few light years today, as the social network—in partnership with Disney and Lucasfilm—unveiled Star Wars emojis at the Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, Calif.

There are three emojis to start: C-3PO, a Stormtrooper and BB-8—a new droid introduced in November in the first teaser trailer for Star Wars: Episode VII—The Force Awakens. It's the BB-8 emoji, of course, that's the best marketing for the upcoming film—to be released Dec.

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