Twitter (TWTR) said on Tuesday 3.2 million viewers tuned in to Twitter’s live stream of the second presidential debate on Sunday hosted by Bloomberg, increasing 30% from first debate.
Audience count for the first presidential debate was 2.5 million unique viewers, it said. The viewership count includes pre and post-debate insight and analysis led by Bloomberg journalists.
The second presidential debate was the most Tweeted ever, with more than 17 million debate-related Tweets sent, the company said. Sunday was also the most Tweeted day of the 2016 election, with nearly 30 million Tweets sent as audiences turned to Twitter, it said.
The shares rose 0.9% on Tuesday morning.
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