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?”
It may come as no surprise that many of this week’s popular Florida news stories revolved around the harsh arctic blast, from manatees seeking warmth to Floridians rejoicing in the fact that they didn’t have to deal with subzero temps.
WSVN 7 News continues to dominate the Twitter leaderboard, with nearly five 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
Hundreds of manatees seek warmth in Three Sisters Springs.
Jan. 28 marks the 33rd anniversary of the Challenger space shuttle disaster in Cape Canaveral.
Florida is one of the few states spared from the real wrath of this week’s arctic blast…
TRENDING ON TWITTER
Florida lawmakers introduce a bill that would make animal cruelty a federal felony.
NEW BILL – A pair of Florida lawmakers introduced a bill that, if passed, would make animal cruelty a federal felony punishable by up to seven years in prison https://t.co/dwvdMkP5sA
— WSVN 7 News (@wsvn) January 28, 2019
One of the whales at SeaWorld Orlando passes away. The cause is a mystery.
— South Florida Sun Sentinel (@SunSentinel) January 28, 2019
A baby manatee cuddles with its mom to stay warm at Blue Spring State Park.
Awwww. Look at this baby manatee is using its mom to stay warm at Blue Spring State Park. pic.twitter.com/Ax06owUZf0
— WESH 2 News (@WESH) January 28, 2019
Data was collected from CrowdTangle on Friday, February 1, 2019. It covers the period between Saturday, January 26, and February 1, 2019.