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?”
From fluffy baby flamingos to high-speed car chases to strange Florida man stories, this week’s news has been anything but boring.
Four major print news outlets (Tampa Bay Times, Miami Herald, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Orlando Sentinel) continue to rank in the Top 10 on Twitter, with Tampa Bay Times reclaiming its #2 spot.
TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON FACEBOOK
TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON TWITTER
TRENDING ON FACEBOOK
A high-speed car chase in The Villages ends with a dramatic takedown.
Have you ever seen anything more adorable than these baby flamingos that were born at the Jacksonville Zoo?
May your Friday the 13th be less terrifying than this! A man and child got stuck on a zipline above a pool of alligators at Gatorland in Orlando.
Drinking at stop signs apparently doesn’t count?!? A Florida man tells cops he didn’t drink while driving … just when he was at a stop sign or traffic signal.
And that’s why you don’t try to cut off a semi… A Florida driver pulls into traffic, is nearly smashed by a semi-truck.
TRENDING ON TWITTER
A Miami man with no arms is charged with stabbing a Chicago tourist. Anyone curious about how that went down?
— WSVN 7 News (@wsvn) July 11, 2018
A high-speed chase comes to a dramatic end near The Villages.
— WESH 2 News (@WESH) July 10, 2018
Tampa Bay Rays release photos of the new stadium plan in Ybor.
— Tampa Bay Times (@TB_Times) July 10, 2018
Data was collected from CrowdTangle on Friday, July 13, 2018. It covers the period between Saturday, July 7, 2018 and July 13, 2018.