Reuters – On social media, Cruz steals spotlight, but Trump wins on sentiment
October 29, 2015
by Angela Moon, Reuters
Republican U.S. presidential candidate U.S. Senator Ted Cruz speaks as former HP CEO Carly Fiorina looks on at the 2016 U.S. Republican presidential candidates debate held by CNBC in Boulder, Colorado, October 28, 2015.
NEW YORK U.S. presidential candidate Ted Cruz drew the most attention on social media during Wednesday's Republican debate, mostly for accusing the CNBC moderators of a liberal bias.
Thomson Reuters' social media sentiment analysis showed the volume of tweets mentioning the U.S. senator from Texas was the highest among the candidates at 14,090, while celebrity real estate developer Donald Trump, a party front-runner, followed with 12,045.
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