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?”
From lightning storms to shelters for immigrant children, Florida news covered a wide range of topics this week.
Last week’s top 3 news outlets on Facebook continue to hold onto their rankings, while Tampa Bay Times climbed up the Twitter leaderboard to the #2 spot.
TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON FACEBOOK
TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON TWITTER
TRENDING ON FACEBOOK
Are you as shocked as we are about this photo of a lightning storm in Land O’ Lakes?
The trial for the murder of a young toddler in Jacksonville resumes.
The Tampa Bay Muslim community plans to host 2,300 children who were separated from their families by President Trump’s border policy.
TRENDING ON TWITTER
“Ruff” day at work? Not when you get to bring your pup into the office!
Today was #TakeYourDogToWorkDay! Many took advantage of the unique opportunity to bring the pooch to the office. 🐾
Did you bring your pet into work? Tweet us a picture and you could see your photo on-air! pic.twitter.com/AyfchcjaVd
— WCTV Eyewitness News (@WCTV) June 22, 2018
Apparently, it’s common courtesy to help gators cross the road in Florida.
Welcome to #Florida! We help our #gators cross the road! https://t.co/K1pQkvd8eE pic.twitter.com/8FrPPcqoz3
— WESH 2 News (@WESH) June 25, 2018
A Miami children’s home may be sheltering young kids separated from their parents at the border.
Newborns separated from parents are in immigrant shelters near Miami, lawmaker says https://t.co/KKbb5QlraN pic.twitter.com/q7UlcJxDpz
— Miami Herald (@MiamiHerald) June 23, 2018
Data was collected from CrowdTangle on Friday, June 29, 2018. It covers the period between Saturday, June 23, 2018 and June 29, 2018.