People in the East react to GOP debate on social media

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – 9 On Your Side is taking a closer look at the social media reaction to the GOP Debate.

Many calculate the winner on the web using different strategies. Some say Marco Rubio won, as he led with more than 588 million impressions. Others say Ben Carson won, speaking less than nearly everyone, but gaining many more followers — more than 6,000. But according to analytics firm Brandwatch, Ted Cruz was mentioned the most — more than 117,000 times.

We took a closer look at what people here in the East had to say.

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