What’s Trending in Florida News? Week of September 1-7

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Sachs Media Group

7 September

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?”

From wild weather and golfing gators to crashing cranes and life-saving siblings, this week’s news has been quite interesting, to say the least.

Both WFLA News Channel 8 and WSVN 7 News received nearly twice as many interactions as the #2 spot on Facebook and Twitter this week.
 

TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON FACEBOOK

Facebook Leaderboards
 

TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON TWITTER

Twitter Leaderboards
 

TRENDING ON FACEBOOK

 

Miami felt the wrath of Tropical Storm Gordon as it made its way across the not-so-sunshine state earlier this week…

Who’s up for a game of “Gator Golf?”

Foster parents mourn the loss of their two-year-old son who went missing and was murdered.

Talk about a rough day… A home in Orlando splits in two after a crane toppled over and fell on it.


 

TRENDING ON TWITTER

 

Two FIU football players are injured in a drive-by shooting.


The University of Central Florida’s one-handed football star joins the Seattle Seahawks.


Several news outlets spread the word about a missing foster child from Largo.


Two brothers in Tampa rescue a family trapped in an overturned car.


 
Data was collected from CrowdTangle on Friday, September 7, 2018. It covers the period between Saturday, September 1, 2018 and September 7, 2018.