How Important are Presidential Debates?

Monday night presidential debate with democrat candidate, Hillary Clinton and republican candidate, Donald Trump sparked an explosion of content. “Facebook said 18.6 million U.S. users generated 73.8 million posts, likes, comments and shares related to the debate Monday night, adding that Facebook Live videos related to the event were viewed some 55 million times throughout the course of Monday.”

Monday night debate is one of the three scheduled events prior to November 8 election.