Cebu debate: Roxas, Duterte most talked about on Facebook

MANILA, Philippines – All eyes were on Cebu as presidential candidates took the podium for their second debate on Sunday, March 20. People were actively posting online about the delay in the debate and the heated albeit amusing exchanges between the candidates. (READ: #PiliPinasDebates2016: Highs and lows on social media)

According to Facebook, Liberal Party standard-bearer Manuel "Mar" Roxas II was the most talked about candidate at 49%, followed closely by Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte at 46%.

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago, who wasn't present, had the fewest posts at 4%.

Meanwhile, transparency and corruption were the most talked about issues on Facebook, out of all the debate-related and overall election topics.

Check out the visualization of the data below. (Note that the total adds up to over 100% because there are posts that mention more than one candidate.)