Trump owns social media during debate

Republican presidential candidate Donald TrumpDonald TrumpFundamentals or euphoria? Both fueled post-election stock surge Freedom Caucus founder: GOP health plan did not meet campaign promises Former US envoy: No good military options against North Korea MORE is once again dominating the social media conversation during Thursday night’s debate.

The real estate mogul has been the focus of 62 percent of the Twitter conversation during the debate, according to data obtained by the social media platform.

Sen. Marco RubioMarco RubioSenators introduce new Iran sanctions Senate intel panel has not seen Nunes surveillance documents: lawmakers With no emerging leaders, no clear message, Democrats flounder MORE (R-Fla.) follows at a distant second place with 16 percent, with Sen. Ted CruzTed CruzHow 'Big Pharma' stifles pharmaceutical innovation AIPAC must reach out to President Trump Under pressure, Dems hold back Gorsuch support MORE (R-Texas) at 15 and Ohio Gov. John Kasich at 7 percent of the conservation on Twitter.

The most-tweeted moment happened when Trump defended his businesses, including Trump University.

On Facebook, Trump ​controlled 73 percent of the debate conversation. Cruz followed with 11 percent, Rubio at 10 percent and Kasich at 6 percent.

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The most-discussed moment on Facebook happened when Donald Trump responded to Marco Rubio’s jokes about the size of his hands.

“If they’re small then something else must be small. I guarantee you there is no problem," Trump said.

This story was updated at 11:24 p.m.