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?”
For the most part, this week’s viral Florida news stories were uplifting and inspiring — from a man who beautifully sang ‘Ave Maria’ in the lobby of a Disney World resort to a spring breaker who took it upon himself to pick up trash on Miami Beach.
There were a few newcomers on this week’s social interaction leaderboards, including Pensacola News Journal, Spectrum News 13, and Univision 23 Miami.
TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON FACEBOOK
TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON TWITTER
TRENDING ON FACEBOOK
A video of a dad singing ‘Ave Maria’ at Walt Disney World’s Grand Floridian resort goes viral.
A statewide Amber Alert for a missing girl is cancelled after she was found safe.
A New Port Richey man is arrested for crimes against a 6-year-old girl.
TRENDING ON TWITTER
Instead of getting trashed, this Georgia spring breaker decided to pick up trash while vacationing in Miami Beach.
THANK YOU JOSHUA! The spring breaker from Atlanta took it upon himself to pick up trash as hundreds of people were having a good time on Miami Beach. The 19-year-old said he did it because he loves animals and wants to take care of their home https://t.co/lkNDpSFFUZ
— WSVN 7 News (@wsvn) March 25, 2019
Wow! A man sings ‘Ave Maria’ at a Walt Disney World resort. His daughter’s face is priceless.
SO BEAUTIFUL! A man is going viral after video shows him singing ‘Ave Maria’ at Walt Disney World’s Grand Floridian resort. The look on his daughter’s face is priceless — she is SO PROUD of her dad! ?
FULL VIDEO: https://t.co/V3Jtd4LWYc pic.twitter.com/7BRODuQDqe
— Fox 35 News (@Fox35News) March 28, 2019
A Southwest plane makes an emergency landing at Orlando International Airport.
Tracking site @FlightAware says a Southwest plane that made an emergency landing after takeoff at Orlando International Airport was a Boeing 737 Max 8: https://t.co/vvflnq4MDN
— Spectrum News 13 (@MyNews13) March 26, 2019
Data was collected from CrowdTangle on Friday, March 29, 2019. It covers the period between Saturday, March 23, and March 29, 2019.