What’s Trending in Florida News? Week of March 31 – April 6

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Sachs Media Group

6 April

What news stories do Floridians really care about? And which Florida news outlets are generating the most buzz online?

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

This week has been a “strange” one, filled with gators, spring snow storms, and popped balloons.

FOX 13 News Tampa Bay and WSVN 7 News took the lead, with thousands more social interactions than the #2 spot, and two TV stations — WPLG Local 10 and WESH 2 News — appeared on both top-10 rankings (Facebook and Twitter) for yet another week.

TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON FACEBOOK

 

TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON TWITTER

 

TRENDING ON FACEBOOK

There’s a reason it’s called the Sunshine State! Florida sends New York warm vibes as the state gets pummeled with another round of snow.

High school students in Rockledge organize a school walkout in support of the second amendment following a district-wide walkout to support gun control.

A 7-year-old girl was found safe on Caladesi Island after getting lost on Clearwater Beach.

That is NOT a pool float! An 11-foot alligator was found in a Sarasota resident’s backyard swimming pool.

TRENDING ON TWITTER

A South Florida mom’s gender reveal ‘fail’ goes viral.

 

Now that’s a good deal! A Tarpon Springs resident demonstrates why newspapers are such a bargain.

 

Things are getting strange! Universal Orlando announces the theme for the first Halloween Horror Nights haunted house.

 

Here’s the real reason ex-Gators coach Jim McElwain took a loss on his Florida home…