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?”
Wild animals once again dominated Florida news headlines this week.
WFLA News Channel 8 and Fox 13 News Tampa Bay are neck-and-neck on the Facebook leaderboard this week, while WSVN 7 News continues to hold a strong lead on Twitter.
TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON FACEBOOK
TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON TWITTER
TRENDING ON FACEBOOK
How cute! Spotted eagle ray pups are born at Discovery Cove in Orlando.
When there’s an alligator spotting at the beach and it’s NOT in Florida (for once)…
The Lake County Sheriff’s office locates a mother and her two kids after they go missing.
TRENDING ON TWITTER
A video is released of Marco Rubio in 2012 stating that “no one can be above the law, not even the Attorney General.”
He added: “I think an attorney general held in contempt of Congress is someone who should resign.”https://t.co/gdGkAc5ccV
— Tampa Bay Times (@TB_Times) May 9, 2019
It’s electric! Video shows lightning striking outside of a Florida woman’s window.
YIKES! A Boynton Beach woman captured the terrifying moment lightning struck right outside her window! ??
STORY: https://t.co/1R04rvM8Hc pic.twitter.com/nascO2EGOW
— WSVN 7 News (@wsvn) May 6, 2019
A Univision telenovela will have a gay couple as protagonists for the first time ever.
This is not your abuela’s telenovela: For the first time in its history, Univision will air a primetime telenovela with two male stars as the lead couple. https://t.co/5b9UrTCQEq via @Miamicom
— Miami Herald (@MiamiHerald) May 9, 2019
Data was collected from CrowdTangle on Friday, May 10, 2019. It covers the period between Saturday, May 4, and May 10, 2019.