Trump owns social media during debate

Republican presidential candidate Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out 'subversion' at VA 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 Antonio RubioColbert: Students taking action on gun violence 'give me hope' Lawmakers feel pressure on guns Florida lawmaker's aide fired after claiming shooting survivors were 'actors' MORE (R-Fla.) follows at a distant second place with 16 percent, with Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzOvernight Health Care: Trump eases rules on insurance outside ObamaCare | HHS office on religious rights gets 300 complaints in a month | GOP chair eyes opioid bill vote by Memorial Day HHS official put on leave amid probe into social media posts Trump, Pence to address CPAC this week 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.