What do the Miami Heat and a giant python have in common? They were both trending in Florida news this week!
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?”
WSVN 7 News had a strong lead on Twitter, with nearly four times as many interactions as the Miami Herald (#2).
TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON FACEBOOK
TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON TWITTER
TRENDING ON FACEBOOK
Missing Child Alert canceled after a teenage girl from Reddick was found safe.
Yikes-s-s-s! Hunters catch a massive, 17-foot long python in Big Cypress National Preserve.
We can name a few… How about you?
TRENDING ON TWITTER
A South Florida barber uses his talent to help those in need.
HEARTWARMING: A South Florida high school senior is using his talents as a barber to help Overtown’s homeless community. He not only gave them free haircuts, but also spent hundreds of dollars on food and daily essentials to give out https://t.co/gdQDFyj28W pic.twitter.com/fkNgEmd26t
— WSVN 7 News (@wsvn) April 10, 2019
Gatorade commercial celebrates Dwayne Wade’s career with the Miami Heat.
John Legend sings “3 is the Magic Number” in new @Gatorade commercial honoring @DwyaneWade pic.twitter.com/d7DyZ6L7hL
— WPLG Local 10 News (@WPLGLocal10) April 9, 2019
Gov. Ron DeSantis pushes for a ban on sanctuary cities that refuse to cooperate with federal immigration authorities.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis wants to send a message to law enforcement agencies in sanctuary cities — cooperate with federal immigration officials or you could lose your job.
DETAILS: https://t.co/KVZ088nqnz pic.twitter.com/uNRJ6R9sps
— Fox 35 News (@Fox35News) April 7, 2019
Data was collected from CrowdTangle on Friday, April 12, 2019. It covers the period between Saturday, April 6, and April 12, 2019.