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Do not underestimate the power of the force … or the front-facing camera, Darth Vader.


Darth Vader takes a selfie in the debut Instagram picture for Star Wars. (Credit: starwars/Instagram)

Star Wars landed on Instagram Monday afternoon with a picture of Darth Vader taking a selfie. The account, @starwars, describes itself as the “official home of Star Wars on Instagram.”

It already has more than 7,000 followers, and the first picture of Darth Vader has been liked more than 2,000 times.

The photo shows the evil Sith Lord pointing the rear camera of a smartphone to take a selfie, instead of just using the front-facing camera. It’s a rookie move, but you got to cut Vader some slack, it’s his first selfie.

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