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?”
With the conclusion of 2018 midterm elections taking place earlier this week, it’s no surprise that much of the nation was focused on Florida’s tight races.
WSVN 7 News’s interactions on Twitter skyrocketed this week, with five times as many interactions as previous weeks.
TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON FACEBOOK
TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON TWITTER
TRENDING ON FACEBOOK
Bring out the boots and sweaters … because winter is coming (at least for a few days)!
Former President Barack Obama visits Miami to campaign on behalf of Andrew Gillum and Bill Nelson.
Royal Caribbean’s largest cruise ship makes its first U.S. stop at Port Canaveral in Florida.
Floridians celebrate the end of political ad season as the 2018 midterm elections come to a close.
TRENDING ON TWITTER
Florida is likely to face three ballot recounts as the statewide races tighten.
#BREAKING: Florida is now likely to have TWO recounts. DeSantis and Gillum are now just 0.47% apart, which would require a machine recount under Florida law, while there is only a 0.22% difference between Scott and Nelson. https://t.co/mCO8pe25wU
— WSVN 7 News (@wsvn) November 8, 2018
DEVELOPING: Florida’s chief legal officer, Secretary of State Ken Detzner, tells county election supervisors to plan for recounts of multiple statewide races. “The recounts will be nationally watched … (we’re) under a microscope,” Detzner says on conference call.
— Steve Bousquet (@stevebousquet) November 8, 2018
Voters wait hours in North Miami only to find out there weren’t enough ballots for everyone.
Voters waited hours in North Miami, and there weren’t enough ballots for everyone https://t.co/N9kbzcwBcf pic.twitter.com/4uVQudBz1X
— Miami Herald (@MiamiHerald) November 5, 2018
Data was collected from CrowdTangle on Friday, November 9, 2018. It covers the period between Saturday, November 3, 2018 and November 9, 2018.