Social media reaction to the first presidential debate

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Josh Einiger reports from Hofstra.

Social media has played a huge role in this presidential election, and reaction from the debate Monday night is abundant.

Top Issues from start of debate until end on Facebook:

1) Taxes
3) Racial Issues
4) The Economy
5) Crime and Criminal Justice

Final share of Twitter conversation:

38% - @HillaryClinton 62% - @realDonaldTrump

Top three most-Tweeted debate moments:
1) Trump says he has "good temperament"
2) Trump comments on stop and frisk
3) Trump and Clinton exchange over plan for defeating ISIS

Most-Tweeted topics during the first presidential debate:

1) The economy
2) Foreign affairs
3) Energy & environment
4) Terrorism
5) Guns

Josh Einiger reports from "Social Square" at Hofstra University in the video above.
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