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Facebook Messenger gets new look and stickers from Star Wars; know how to use | Social networks

Last Thursday (12), Facebook Messenger and Disney released special content from the movie Star Wars: Episode IX The Ascension Skywalker in the Facebook Messenger apps for Android and iPhone (iOS). Users can use stickers with the characters in the saga, augmented reality facial filters to be used on the camera or in video calls and a theme that transforms the conversation background into space.

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The action is part of the promotion of the new film in the franchise, which opens next Thursday (19) in Brazil and ends the trilogy that started in 2015. Check out, in the following tutorial, how to use the Star Wars effects on Facebook Messenger.

Facebook Messenger gets content from Star Wars: Ascenso Skywalker Photo: Divulgao / FacebookFacebook Messenger gets content from Star Wars: Ascenso Skywalker Photo: Divulgao / Facebook

Facebook Messenger gets content from Star Wars: Ascenso Skywalker Photo: Divulgao / Facebook

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How to use Messenger's Star Wars camera filter

Step 1. Open a conversation and tap the camera icon in the bottom menu. Then, tap on one of the three Star Wars icons located on the filter carousel;

Selecting the Star Wars camera filter on Facebook Messenger Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo FernandesSelecting the Star Wars camera filter on Facebook Messenger Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Selecting the Star Wars camera filter on Facebook Messenger Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 2. Follow the command to view the effect of the filter. In this example, when opening the mouth, the user is placed "at the speed of light". Touch the capture button to take a photo or press to record. Then send it to your friends;

Star Wars movie filter on Facebook Messenger Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo FernandesStar Wars movie filter on Facebook Messenger Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Star Wars movie filter on Facebook Messenger Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 3. The other effects put the user on the dark side of the force or turn him into a pilot of the X-Wing, from the character Poe Dameron.

Augmented reality effects of the Star Wars franchise on Facebook Messenger Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo FernandesAugmented reality effects of the Star Wars franchise on Facebook Messenger Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Augmented reality effects of the Star Wars franchise on Facebook Messenger Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

How to download the new Star Wars sticker pack from Messenger

Step 1. Open a conversation and tap the typing bar. Then, touch the face icon. In the "Stickers" tab, touch the "+" icon;

Adding a new pack of stickers on Facebook Messenger Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo FernandesAdding a new pack of stickers on Facebook Messenger Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Adding a new pack of stickers on Facebook Messenger Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 2. In the sticker shop, locate the "Star Wars: A Ascenso Skywalker" package and tap the arrow to download it. After installation, just tap on the stickers to send in the conversations.

Sending stickers from the movie Star Wars: A Ascenso Skywalker on Facebook Messenger Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo FernandesSending stickers from the movie Star Wars: A Ascenso Skywalker on Facebook Messenger Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Sending stickers from the movie Star Wars: A Ascenso Skywalker on Facebook Messenger Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

How to activate the Star Wars theme in a Messenger conversation

Step 1. Open a conversation and tap the contact?s name. Then choose the "Color" option;

Changing the color theme of a conversation on Facebook Messenger Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo FernandesChanging the color theme of a conversation on Facebook Messenger Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Changing the color theme of a conversation on Facebook Messenger Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 2. Select the "Star Wars" option to change the theme immediately.

Facebook Messenger gets Star Wars theme that transforms the window background into space Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo FernandesFacebook Messenger gets Star Wars theme that transforms the window background into space Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Facebook Messenger wins Star Wars theme that transforms the window background into space Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

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