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.)
Facebook data also showed that more than 1.3 million people in the Philippines participated in conversations about the debate, generating 2.6 million interactions.
Globally, a total of around 1.4 million people participated, generating 3 million likes, shares, and comments combined.
Women dominated the demographics. The top two demographics are women aged 18-24 followed by women aged 25-34. Men aged 18-24 and 25-34 came in 3rd and 4th place respectively. Women aged 35-44 came in 5th. – Rappler.com
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