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?”
For the most part, this was an exciting week for Florida news. Former UF football star Tim Tebow got engaged, humpback whales were spotted off the coast of Central Florida, and the voting rights of more than a million Floridians were restored.
Fox 13 News and WFLA News continue to lead the pack on Facebook, with over half a million interactions each.
TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON FACEBOOK
TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON TWITTER
TRENDING ON FACEBOOK
Wow! Several humpback whales are spotted near Flagler Beach.
A convicted felon is in custody after a high-speed police chase in Miami-Dade.
FDOT warns Florida drivers of a fake toll company sending scam invoices.
TRENDING ON TWITTER
Rick Scott hosts a lavish D.C. fundraiser on his first day as a U.S. senator — in the midst of the government shutdown.
Rick Scott, who pledged as a Senate candidate to “make Washington work,” hosts lavish D.C. fund-raiser on his very first day as a U.S. senator — in the midst of a government shutdown when his constituents aren’t being paid https://t.co/ecL7AvYbrk
— Steve Bousquet (@stevebousquet) January 8, 2019
Former felons can begin registering to vote in Florida.
— WPLG Local 10 News (@WPLGLocal10) January 8, 2019
It’s official! Tim Tebow gets engaged to Miss Universe.
OFFICIALLY ENGAGED!? It’s official: Tim Tebow is off the market, ladies and gentlemen. https://t.co/tI72dv6q2V
— News4JAX (@wjxt4) January 10, 2019
Data was collected from CrowdTangle on Friday, January 11, 2019. It covers the period between Saturday, January 5, and January 11, 2019.