Trump owns social media during debate

Republican presidential candidate Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by AdvaMed - House panel expected to approve impeachment articles Thursday Democrats worried by Jeremy Corbyn's UK rise amid anti-Semitism Warren, Buttigieg duke it out in sprint to 2020 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 RubioTom Hanks weighs in on primary: 'Anybody can become president' GOP senator blocks bill aimed at preventing Russia election meddling Group of veterans call on lawmakers to support impeachment, 'put country over politics' MORE (R-Fla.) follows at a distant second place with 16 percent, with Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzOvernight Defense: House passes compromise defense bill | Turkey sanctions advance in Senate over Trump objections | Top general says military won't be 'raping, burning and pillaging' after Trump pardons Lies, damned lies and impeachable lies Conservatives rip FBI over IG report: 'scathing indictment' 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.