#GOPDebate: Donald Trump, Carly Fiorina (And Even Bernie Sanders) Social Stars in Fox News' Debate
Thursday night's Republican Presidential candidate debate on Fox News was hosted by Facebook, but was buzzed about all over social media.
Thursday night’s Republican Presidential candidate debate on Fox News was hosted by Facebook, but was buzzed about all over social media.
According to Facebook, 7.5 million users generated more than 20 million interactions (posts, likes, comments, shares) about the debate.
ListenFirst Media measured more than 2 million tweets with the #GOPDebate hashtag Thursday night, driving more than 6.72 billion impressions, with the peak coming at the end of the debate (10:56 PM ET). According to Brandwatch, 60 percent of #GOPDebate tweeters were men, 40 percent female.
Candidates also responded directly to questions from Facebook during the debate, as part of what the social network called “a month-long call to action” that led to more than 5 million views and more than 40,000 responses.