You can add another arena where Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich benefited from his strong performance in Monday’s debate. That arena is the social networking colossus Facebook, where the number of users posting negative comments about the former House speaker declined Monday, Politico
And the numbers for Tuesday will likely show a further decrease, as Facebook users will have had more time to digest and learn about the debate.
Interestingly enough, Gingrich is the candidate who has drawn the most polarizing reaction on Facebook – positive and negative.
Meanwhile, Ron Paul and Mitt Romney continue to top the field in terms of numbers of mentions on Facebook, with Romney reaching the 125,000 level over the past week and Paul slightly surpassing that.
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