What news stories do Floridians really care about? And which Florida news outlets are ruling the social web?
To answer these questions, our digital media gurus analyzed the most viral Florida news of this week — curated by views, comments and shares — to find out “What’s Trending in Florida News?”
Amidst new seasons and celebrations, sneaky monkeys and Russian spies still snuck into this week’s most trending stories.
Two TV stations — WPLG Local 10 and WESH 2 News — appeared on both top-10 rankings (Facebook and Twitter). For the 3rd week in a row, WSVN 7 News ran away from the pack on Twitter, with thousands more social interactions than the #2 spot.
TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON FACEBOOK
TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON TWITTER
TRENDING ON FACEBOOK
Moms are working overtime! New study says motherhood is the equivalent of working 2.5 full-time jobs.
Happy first day of Spring!
Jaelynn Willey passes away after a shooting at Great Mills High School in Maryland.
The Hillsborough river goes green for St. Patrick’s Day!
TRENDING ON TWITTER
Zachary Cruz, the Parkland gunman’s brother, was arrested for trespassing at Stoneman Douglas High School.
Zachary Cruz “surpassed all locked doors and gates and proceeded to ride his skateboard through school grounds.”
— NBC 6 South Florida (@nbc6) March 19, 2018
Monkey business in Miami! A vervet monkey is on the loose in North Miami.
— WPLG Local 10 News (@WPLGLocal10) March 20, 2018
I spy with my little eye, a Russian ship in Havana harbor.
— Miami Herald (@MiamiHerald) March 16, 2018