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 holidays quickly approaching, you would think Floridians would be in the spirit of giving, but this week’s headlines reveal quite the opposite is true…
Fox 13 News claimed the #1 spot on Facebook this week, with nearly 600,000 interactions.
TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON FACEBOOK
TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON TWITTER
TRENDING ON FACEBOOK
Daytona police arrest the suspect who allegedly murdered a 19-year-old former high school football player.
Arghh… No one likes a porch pirate! Two Florida women are wanted [by police] after stealing packages from at least one Riverview home.
Walking through a winter wonderland … Florida style!
TRENDING ON TWITTER
A Jacksonville woman is arrested after [allegedly] murdering her ex-fiancé.
BREAKING: Ex-fiancé of slain Navy Chief Petty Officer arrested for murderhttps://t.co/RTvT4PaLFM pic.twitter.com/pS3JF94A6C
— First Coast News (@FCN2go) December 8, 2018
For all the Miami Dolphins football fans out there, this one’s for you!
.@MiamiDolphins head coach Adam Gase shows CBS4’s @kimbokamper footage of the team practicing the #MiamiMiracle play the day before they beat the Patriots. Don’t miss the Coach Adam Gase Show Sunday morning at 11 on CBS4. #FinsUp #FinsOn4 pic.twitter.com/Co2fp0Nmr4
— CBS4 Miami (@CBSMiami) December 11, 2018
The armed officer at the Parkland school shooting says he had no legal duty to protect students and faculty from harm.
Scot Peterson argues he didn’t have to intervene in Parkland school shooting. A judge disagrees. https://t.co/evAwKRSLmr pic.twitter.com/J1wuwFfm2D
— South Florida Sun Sentinel (@SunSentinel) December 12, 2018
What’s Trending in Florida News will be taking a short break for the holidays and will resume in January 2019. Wishing you a Happy New Year!
Data was collected from CrowdTangle on Friday, December 14, 2018. It covers the period between Saturday, December 8, 2018 and December 14, 2018.