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The second presidential debate Sunday night and the vice presidential debate last Tuesday night dominated the rest of the television series and specials for the week of Oct. 3, according to the Nielsen Social Content Ratings. The second meeting between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton resulted in 61.
Throwing your running mate under the bus during a presidential debate is a surefire way to draw attention on social media. Donald Trump’s comment during the second presidential debate Sunday night that he had not spoken with vice presidential nominee Mike Pence and that he disagreed with Pence’s take on Syria was the most mentioned moment on both Facebook and Twitter during the event.
Mike Pence was the subject of 60 percent of conversation on Twitter during Tuesday night’s vice presidential debate, while just 40 percent was about Tim Kaine. Twitter reported that the Republicans’ edge prevailed in discussion about the presidential candidates Tuesday night, with 63 percent about Donald Trump and 37 percent about Hillary Clinton.