Filipinos worldwide shared their thoughts on Twitter real time as the #Debate2019 for senatorial candidates aired on Saturday, Feb. 9. Below is the heatmap.
With #Debate2019, conversations on Twitter revolved on national issues and policies, and on the track record and personal views of the senatoriables. Here were the top keywords used during the senatorial face-off:
These are the top mentioned candidates and top emojis used during the debate.
As the candidates argued and gave dissenting opinions, Tweeps joined in by either giving their support for their bets while others voiced their dismay. Here were some of the top Tweets during the debate.
Go, Imee!? NAOMI SMALL OF ASIA (@Punongbayan_) February 9, 2019
Go to hell. #Debate2019
At the second part of the debate, the candidates had a face-off with one another. They were given the chance to explain their stand on certain issues. As the debate intensified, Tweeps shared their reactions and vent their emotions as the candidates grilled fellow senatoriables.
CHEL DIOKNO IS ABOUT TO BURN MADAM IMEE AND I LIVE FOR THIS EPISODE OF UNTUCKED? Juan Miguel Severo (@TheRainBro) February 9, 2019
This smol man Colmenares is making a lot more sense than the two, Pimentel & Padilla, combined. #Debate2019? currie; #DISBARACOSTA #AcostaResign (@kyuriiie) February 9, 2019