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What’s Trending in Florida News? Week of August 18 – 24

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Sachs Media Group

24 August

What news stories do Floridians really care about? And which Florida news outlets are leading the online discussion?

To answer these questions, our digital media gurus analyzed the most viral Florida news of this week — curated by reactions, comments, and shares — to find out “What’s Trending in Florida News?”

The most popular Florida news stories of the week revolved primarily around two things — children and animals. Thankfully, all of the children were okay! One alpaca, however, wasn’t so lucky…

South Florida news outlets dominated the Twitter leaderboard this week, claiming 6 of the top 10 spots.
 

TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON FACEBOOK


 

TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON TWITTER


 

TRENDING ON FACEBOOK

 

A 5-year-old missing Collier girl is found by deputies.

A Seminole County deputy saves a toddler who was left in a hot car overnight.

Osceola County deputies find a missing Kissimmee child who went missing last Friday.

More than 2,300 pets find their forever homes during the 8 On Your Side “Clear The Shelters” adoption drive.


 

TRENDING ON TWITTER

 

Junk food kills… in this case, literally. An alpaca dies after overeating junk food that was dumped in a grazing field.


A South Florida teenager is found days after going missing in Paris.


It really is the happiest place on Earth! Disney offers tuition for employees who want to earn a degree, learn a trade, or receive a high school diploma.


A crocodile steals a Key Largo resident’s pool noodle. No… he didn’t get it back.


Rapper Kodak Black is released from Broward County jail after being arrested earlier this year.

 

Data was collected from CrowdTangle on Friday, August 24, 2018. It covers the period between Saturday, August 18, 2018 and August 24, 2018.