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Helping You Say, “Hello there….”

New emojis, stickers, and filters celebrate Obi-Wan Kenobi

Of course, it’s the gif that keeps on giving. The Obi-Wan Kenobi meme, “Hello there…” is living large in the wake of the limited series, and allowing everyone who enjoyed seeing more of our mentor to continue celebrating “The Negotiator.” Moreover, two of my favorites are (as I acknowledge that many, many handles posted these):


But I digress.

After all, a wise Jedi once said:

Keep your concentration here and now, where it belongs.

Qui-Gon Jinn

Meanwhile, and to help that concentration on the ephemeral moments that make up social media, Lucasfilm recently rolled out some social media “flair” featuring our favorite Jedi Master and crew.

There are three new features: stickers, Twitter emojis, and an AR filter.

StarWars.com explained:

Darth Vader
  1. Head to Giphy.com/StarWars for animated stickers and GIFs that you can add to photos and more. Choose from a disapproving Uncle Owen, cheery Leia and Lola, the bearded Jedi Master himself, and others, all illustrated by famed artist Truck Torrence, as well as clips from the show.
  2. Bring Leia’s adorable droid to life with this official AR filter. Take photos of the droid on your office desk, with the family cat, or pose with her for a selfie.
  3. Continue the conversation about Obi-Wan Kenobi in style! Enjoy emojis of Obi-Wan, Darth Vader, and many more with the following hashtags
  • #ObiWanKenobi
  • #DarthVader
  • #LittleLeia
  • #FifthBrother
  • #Reva
  • #GrandInquisitor
  • #Lightsaber
  • #NedB
  • #LolaDroid
  • #Tala
  • #HajaEstree
  • #KawlanRoken
  • #LittleLuke
  • #UncleOwen
  • #AuntBeru
Obi-Wan, Hello There

So, have at it, peeps. Check out the new social media stuff; now you have a bunch of new ways to reach out and say, “Hi.”

Finally, keep it here for updates on all things Star Wars, here on The DisInsider.

About Post Author

A graduate of Boston U. and Northeastern University, John Bishop, became the beat reporter for BostonBruins.com before the Boston Bruins 2006-07 NHL hockey season. While with the Black & Gold, “^BISH” traveled North America and Europe to cover the team's every move via laptop, blog, and smartphone. The co-author of two books, "Bygone Boston" and "Full 60 to History: The Inside Story of the 2011 Stanley Cup Champion Boston Bruins," John also covered the XXI Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver in 2010 and the Bs 2011 Stanley Cup championship run and banner raising before taking a faculty/communications position at a prep school outside Boston in 2013. He lives with his wife Andrea, and sons Jack, Scott, and Luke, in central Massachusetts.

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