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 was full of wild news stories in Florida, from an intense chase between a dolphin and a fish to a major sex trafficking sting involving Patriots owner Robert Kraft.
WSVN 7 News gained a major lead on Twitter this week, with nearly 80,000 social interactions — almost eight times as many as the #2 spot.
TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON FACEBOOK
TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON TWITTER
TRENDING ON FACEBOOK
A drone hovering over Tampa Bay captures an intense chase between a dolphin and a fish.
A Pasco deputy took her own life over the weekend. She is the fifth first responder suicide in the Tampa Bay area in recent months.
Disney World’s new solar farm can generate enough power to operate two Disney theme parks!
TRENDING ON TWITTER
Two Florida lawmakers file bills to legalize and tax recreational marijuana.
Two Florida lawmakers have filed bills that, if passed, would allow for the legalization and taxation of recreational marijuana in the Sunshine State.https://t.co/ihcnhZ4P05
— WSVN 7 News (@wsvn) February 27, 2019
Patriots owner Robert Kraft is among hundreds charged in a Florida sex trafficking sting.
— Miami Herald (@MiamiHerald) February 22, 2019
AquaJax envisions a potential aquarium in place of the Jacksonville Landing.
Would you like to see a new state-of-the-art aquarium instead of the Jacksonville Landing? https://t.co/ug6lGFajTW
— News4JAX (@wjxt4) February 26, 2019
Data was collected from CrowdTangle on Friday, March 1, 2019. It covers the period between Saturday, February 23, and March 1, 2019.