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?”
While Florida wasn’t in the path of Winter Storm Harper, which swept through much of the nation last weekend, it couldn’t resist joining in on the conversation. 30 degrees for a couple days in January doesn’t sound so bad after all…
WSVN 7 News dominated the Twitter leaderboard this week, with more than three times as many interactions 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
Deputies locate a missing 15-year-old in Manatee County.
Sen. Rick Scott proposes that members of Congress go unpaid during the partial government shutdown.
Watch out for those “icy” roads, fellow Floridians!
TRENDING ON TWITTER
Five people are left dead after a gunman opens fire inside a SunTrust bank in Sebring.
At least 5 people are dead after a man opened fire inside a SunTrust bank in Sebring this afternoon https://t.co/wGW8SU53pc pic.twitter.com/IK6AVTSYUZ
— Orlando Sentinel (@orlandosentinel) January 23, 2019
Brrr! Maybe Florida “winter” isn’t so bad after all…
❄ FROZEN: Parts of Niagara Falls are frozen amid frigid winter storms. All of sudden this Florida chill doesn’t seem so bad: https://t.co/unQY8I9L5Q pic.twitter.com/JDjACHuvIE
— WESH 2 News (@WESH) January 22, 2019
A man pulls a gun at the MLK Day protest in Brickell.
BREAKING: Video shows a white Miami man pulling a gun on Martin Luther King Day #BikesUpGunsDown riders and screaming the N-word at them repeatedly: https://t.co/H5QL7P2Fvq
— Miami New Times (@MiamiNewTimes) January 22, 2019
Miami Hurricanes legend Jim Kelly’s MRI comes back clean after his cancer surgery.
MRI for @CanesFootball legend Jim Kelly comes back clean after recent cancer surgery https://t.co/EV9PjtborQ #GreatNews pic.twitter.com/upwm6UZWfW
— WPLG Local 10 News (@WPLGLocal10) January 18, 2019
Data was collected from CrowdTangle on Friday, January 25, 2019. It covers the period between Saturday, January 19, and January 25, 2019.