Debate fever heats up social media early

Social Cues: Twitter and Facebook are ready for the third debate between Trump and Clinton.

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Alfred Ng was a senior reporter for CNET News. He was raised in Brooklyn and previously worked on the New York Daily News's social media and breaking news teams.
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This is the final debate between Trump and Clinton. Brace yourselves, Twitter.

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It's the final debate before Election Day, and Twitter is already revving up.

The previous face-off between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton became the most tweeted debate in Twitter's history. Wednesday night's showdown is poised to break the record again.

Social Cues is a daily feature on what's buzzing across Facebook and Twitter. Here is what's trending across social media on Wednesday morning:

Presidential Debate: Social media is already chattering about the third head-to-head confrontation, this one set in Las Vegas. The hashtag #TrumpDebateGuests was trending on Twitter, with many mocking the Republican candidate's guests, such as President Obama's half-brother Malik Obama, who is a Trump supporter. Twitter suggested some other possible guests, like far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and former KKK leader David Duke.

Young Jedi: Please, unwind from all the election coverage and watch this viral clip of the most adorable jedi from a galaxy far, far away. The clip of the boy "riding" a tauntaun is enough to melt your Hoth-frozen hearts. It is trending on Facebook for a pretty good reason.