Forget the candidates, the REAL debates are on Facebook and Twitter

Posted at 9:24 AM, Oct 17, 2012
and last updated 2012-10-17 18:30:31-04

(CNN) - As the candidates faced off at Hofstra University Tuesday night, another debate played out across the country. Millions of social media users updating statuses and live tweeting opinions. For some, it'll mean a few less friends on their list.

Karin Caifa looks at election season social tensions.