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 was a rather sad week in Florida news, from the passing of beloved Local 10 News anchor and reporter Todd Tongen to a grieving dolphin pushing her dead calf through the water off the coast of Indian Shores. But there is one very sweet and uplifting Florida news story this week (hint: it’s at the very end)!
WSVN 7 News took a major lead on the Twitter leaderboard this week, 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
Todd Tongen, beloved member of the Local 10 family since 1989, passes away at 56.
A horrifying video shows a trooper getting hit by a car on Florida’s Turnpike.
Animals have hearts, too! A grieving dolphin is seen pushing her dead calf through Florida waters.
TRENDING ON TWITTER
Gov. Ron DeSantis loses seven aides within 24 hours.
Gov. Ron DeSantis has lost as many as seven top aides in the past 24 hours.
Everyone is wondering: What is going on over there? https://t.co/SDpjZ3V9XP
— POLITICO Florida (@politicofl) June 6, 2019
Longtime Local 10 News anchor and reporter Todd Tongen passes away at 56.
— WPLG Local 10 News (@WPLGLocal10) June 3, 2019
A mom stationed in Kuwait for the last year surprises her daughters at school in Pembroke Pines.
GRAB THE TISSUES! After being stationed in Kuwait for the past year, SFC Janelle Castillero made a surprise visit to see her daughters at school in Pembroke Pines today. ❤
— WSVN 7 News (@wsvn) May 31, 2019
Data was collected from CrowdTangle on Friday, June 7, 2019. It covers the period between Saturday, June 1, and June 7, 2019.