Twitter Users Poured Themselves Cups of Joe During Democratic Debate No. 5

Former Vice President Biden was the most discussed and provided the most-talked-about moment

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Former Vice President Joe Biden drew the attention of much of the Twitterverse during the fifth round of Democratic presidential candidate debates Wednesday night.

The three most-tweeted-about moments during the debate were:

  1. Biden claims to have the support of the only African-American woman ever elected to the Senate, while Sens. Kamala Harris (Calif.) and Cory Booker (N.J.) dispute his claim
  2. Harris questions Rep. Tulsi Gabbard‘s (Hawaii) commitment to the Democratic Party
  3. South Bend (Ind.) Mayor Pete Buttigieg criticizes Gabbard’s foreign policy record

The most-tweeted-about Democratic candidates Wednesday night were:

  1. Biden
  2. Harris
  3. Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vt.)
  4. Buttigieg
  5. Gabbard
  6. Entrepreneur Andrew Yang

And the most-discussed U.S. politicians overall were:

  1. President Donald Trump
  2. Biden
  3. Harris
  4. Sanders
  5. Former President Barack Obama
  6. Buttigieg
Twitter David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.