Twitter keeps tabs on debate tweets
- Duration 1:12
- Date Oct 17, 2012
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-- has teamed up with the good folks -- Twitter to find out what you had to say about tonight's debate during the debate Twitter was keeping tabs on when the discussion on stage triggered a big discussion online.
And tonight's debate generated lots of conversation over the last ninety minutes.
Here -- the three moments that -- tonight.
First at 9:57 PM a question on immigration got the most tweets of the night reaching nearly 1101001.
Second getting tough on China pulled -- 108000.
Tweets and third.
Early on in the night governor Romney responding to a question about his tax plan generated 107000.
-- -- take a look at some of the hottest topics trending tonight.
On the left the total volume of tweets throughout the entire debate that number reaching seven point two million tweets.
Of those four topics jumped first the economy with 29%.
Taxes -- second 18%.
Service -- policy was 16% and finally energy and the environment with 12%.
Overall a big night in the online world.
But the first presidential debate still holds the record for the most tweeted political event in history and you can still follow.
The and Brett at Megyn Kelly -- -- Brett -- -- some behind the scenes photos when the broadcast is over when we come back.