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What’s Trending in Florida News? Week of September 29 – October 5

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Sachs Media Group

5 October

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?”

This week’s Florida news headlines revolved around all things political and invasive species (which are not necessarily mutually exclusive).

While overall social interactions are down on both platforms this week, WFLA News Channel 8 and WSVN continue to hold onto the #1 spot.
 

TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON FACEBOOK

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TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON TWITTER

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TRENDING ON FACEBOOK

This snake found in Jackson County left us rattled…

Is Universal Orlando sirius?! A new Harry Potter ride is planned to open in 2019.

Yikes! A harmful, invasive species of flatworms has been spotted in Tampa Bay and Central Florida.


 

TRENDING ON TWITTER

Fact-checkers at Politifact look into the accuracy of Rick Scott’s ads.


Red tide infests Florida’s Atlantic coastlines, impacting beach-goers’ health.


Former President Barack Obama announces his endorsement of Andrew Gillium in the race for Florida governor.


 
Data was collected from CrowdTangle on Friday, October 5, 2018. It covers the period between Saturday, September 29, 2018 and October 5, 2018.