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Twitter announces partnership with CBS News for next Democratic presidential debate

By Adam Flomenbaum | Co-Executive Editor

October 26, 2015 | 2 min read

Facebook can’t be having all the fun.

The company has already partnered with Fox News and CNN on a Republican and Democratic debate this year, leveraging its data to inform questions and its platform to allow viewer participation.

Today, Twitter announced in a blog post that it will partner with CBS News for the Democratic presidential debate on Nov. 14, providing the network with real-time data and insights and questions from the Twittersphere.

“CBS News is so pleased to partner with Twitter on our Democratic Debate,” said CBS News President David Rhodes. “Our people have worked with Twitter’s unique curator tools to measure changing responses to what viewers will see on the screen. This Twitter integration will inform our coverage and integrate seamlessly with CBSN, our always-on digital network.”

The debate takes place in Iowa and the official hashtag is #DemDebate.

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