What news stories do Floridians really care about? And which Florida news outlets are sparking the most online conversation?
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 news stories consisted of just about everything — hockey fights, kidnappers, unbelievable nature, you name it.
South Florida dominated Twitter this week, with six Miami or Fort Lauderdale-based news outlets ranking among the top 10. WSVN 7 News led the pack on Twitter, with more than five times as many interactions as the #2 spot, and also took the #3 spot on Facebook.
TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON FACEBOOK
TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON TWITTER
TRENDING ON FACEBOOK
A Miami police officer is relieved of duty after a questionable video surfaces.
A Little Haiti woman speaks out about the suspect who tried to kidnap her.
Yikes! 12 sinkholes form in an Ocala neighborhood.
Gloria Williams, who kidnapped Kamiyah Mobley from a Jacksonville hospital, is sentenced to prison.
TRENDING ON TWITTER
Movie night, anyone? AMC Theatres will offer movie tickets for $5 every Tuesday.
— WSVN 7 News (@wsvn) April 27, 2018
Tampa Bay Lightning spectator joins hockey fight … through the glass.
— Luis Santana (@LuisSantana) May 1, 2018
Police identify suspect in the Little Haiti sexual assault case.
#BREAKING: Miami Police have released disturbing new video showing the Little Haiti rape suspect attempting to assault a woman in broad daylight as she entered the front door of her house.
— WSVN 7 News (@wsvn) April 30, 2018
Orange Bowl creates a scholarship award to honor late Stoneman Douglas coaches.
— South Florida Sun Sentinel (@SunSentinel) May 1, 2018
It’s like inception! A bird captures a shark that had just captured a fish off the gulf coast.
WOWZA! Take a look at this: Doc Jon, a photographer, recently captured images of an osprey with a fresh kill flying hundreds of feet in the air in Florida’s gulf coast >> https://t.co/rym8UGfbW4 pic.twitter.com/dHbuGOhLx4
— WTXL ABC 27 (@abc27) April 30, 2018