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?”
A majority of this week’s trending news revolved around the death of rising rap artist, XXXTentacion.
WFLA News Channel 8 continues to hold the #1 spot on Facebook, with WJXT4 The Local Station moving up in the rankings since last week.
TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON FACEBOOK
TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON TWITTER
TRENDING ON FACEBOOK
20-year-old rapper XXXtentacion was shot dead in Deerfield Beach on Monday.
Police search for a missing 3-week-old from Gainesville.
A Florida man rides his bike down I-95 in Miami… He should “wheelie” wear a helmet.
TRENDING ON TWITTER
Broward County authorities arrest a suspect for the murder of rising rap star, XXXTentacion.
#BREAKING: Deputies arrest person involved in death of XXXTentacion https://t.co/wU0Vz53EVs pic.twitter.com/qdWoMpVJfu
— WSVN 7 News (@wsvn) June 21, 2018
Arrest in XXXTentacion killing: Dedrick Williams, 22, has been booked on charges of murder without premeditation, violation of probation and driving without a valid license. https://t.co/c9spxihw7Z pic.twitter.com/3GQyqJuzlJ
— South Florida Sun Sentinel (@SunSentinel) June 21, 2018
Tallahassee Police Department’s Special Victims Unit issues a search for a missing 16-year-old girl.
PLEASE #RETWEET: The Tallahassee Police Department’s Special Victims Unit is searching for 16-year-old Palandria Lamb who went missing yesterday >>https://t.co/BgjTMwwslY pic.twitter.com/ME3lVXNAhO
— WTXL ABC 27 (@abc27) June 15, 2018
Data was collected from CrowdTangle on Friday, June 22, 2018. It covers the period between Saturday, June 16, 2018 and June 22, 2018.