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  Tishrei 18, 5773 , 04/10/12

Debate is most tweeted about event in U.S. history

Many who tuned into the presidential debate Wednesday night took to Twitter to critique, discuss and lend opinions on the big event. 

On the social media site, half-way through the debate, the top 10 "hashtags" (top trending keywords or topics on the site) were related to the elections, making the debate the most tweeted about event in US political history according to Twitter. 

Among the top hashtags - #zinger, #SupportBigBird, #CantAfford4More and #ForwardnotBack

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