Social media analysis: Love him or hate him, vice presidential debate was all about Biden

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Social media commentary was fairly closely divided on who did better in Thursday night’s vice presidential debate, according to NBC Politics’ computer-assisted analysis of more than half a million Twitter and Facebook posts during and after the debate — and people’s opinions either way largely came down to what they thought about Joe Biden’s hyperkinetic performance.