The official 'Star Wars' Facebook page just made the perfect joke with Mark Zuckerberg

A brand new “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” trailer debuted Monday night, and fans are going wild. Nearly 9 million people have viewed the trailer on the official Facebook page in just 16 hours. Among the thousands of commentors, one important voice stood out: Mark Zuckerberg. 

The cofounder and CEO of Facebook “liked” the post, and then added his own comment: “This looks amazing. I love Star Wars.”

The Star Wars page replied: “We know.”

This joke is spot-on and easy to recognise if you’re a Star Wars fan. It recreates the iconic moment from “Empire Strikes Back” when Princess Leia finally professed her love to Han Solo. He replied: “I know.”

Here’s the moment, in case you forgot:

Imgur user brochachomigo noticed the clever exchange on Facebook’s mobile page and identified the joke as “Getting Han Solo’d.”

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Kudos to the social media campaigners behind the official Star Wars page — they definitely know their audience. 

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