Donald Trump Demolishes All GOP Candidates On Facebook

Posted: Jun 17 2015, 12:40pm CDT | by , in Latest Political News


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Donald Trump Demolishes All GOP Candidates On Facebook
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The Republican Candidates for President of the United States should not ignore The Donald. His announcement to run for President yesterday blew the roof off on Facebook chatter.

Yesterday eccentric Billionaire and host of The Apprentice Donald Trump announced to run for President Of the United States. The Daily Show host Jon Stewart already thanked Donald Trump for making his last 6 weeks his best 6 weeks. His speech was a good doses of controversial and worrying statements that may have been the reason for the social media response his announcement triggered.

According to Facebook's data, Donald Trump's announcement on Tuesday got 3.4 million people to generate 6.14 million interactions (likes, posts, comments and shares). The next best GOP candidate, Ted Cruz, only got 2.1 million people talking on social media after his announcements. All other candidates including Jeb Bush not even cracked the 1 million mark.

The social media fireworks that Trump generated is not necessarily saying that he will come out on top. A lot of interaction is about how political incorrect his views are. As there is no bad PR, it means that Trump is a force to reckon with in the GOP race to become the Republican candidate for the President of the United States election in 2016.

The Wall Street Journal has the neat diagrams with the Facebook data.

If you did not like Trump's announcement speech to run for President, try the version of Stephen Colbert below.

The United States presidential election of 2016 is expected to be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. When will the Republican Candidate for President selected? At the Republican National Convention scheduled for July 18-21, 2016 in Cleveland Ohio.

The Democrats select their presidential nominee for the 2016 Election at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on July 25, 2016.

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