Today on The Cycle: the power of twitter

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Did you know that there were nearly 24 million tweets sent during the 3 presidential debates. The tweets launched viral campaign memes that took on a life of their own. They became part of not only the water cooler conversation but the national one as well.

Big Bird, binders full of women, horses and bayonets, to name a few, took off on the twittersphere the moment the candidates said the words at the respective debates. While these memes are funny they have also created a deeper conversation into women’s rights and military spending.

In today’s guest spot is Phoebe Connelly, Senior Editor for Yahoo! News. Phoebe is here to help the Cyclists answer the question do these memes matter and why. Be sure to tune in for the full conversation and remember you can create your own meme using the msnbc Facebook app. All you have to do is click here.

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Today on The Cycle: the power of twitter

Updated