What news stories do Floridians really care about? And which Florida news outlets are driving the online conversation?
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?”
This week was full of inspiring news stories — from a Florida deputy that saved an infant’s life to a service dog that made FIU history to the opening of a memorial for the Pulse nightclub shooting victims.
WESH 2 News worked its way back to the top of the pack, ranking #2 this week on both Facebook and Twitter. Meanwhile, WFLA News Channel 8 took home the lead on Facebook for the second week in a row.
TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON FACEBOOK
TOP 10 NEWS OUTLETS BY SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON TWITTER
TRENDING ON FACEBOOK
A dashcam video captures a Marion County deputy saving a baby’s life.
Grab your umbrella! The first Tropical Outlook of the year is issued, bringing heavy rain to South Florida.
TRENDING ON TWITTER
A Marion County deputy saves a 3-month-old boy.
— WESH 2 News (@WESH) May 10, 2018
Only in Florida… A 95-year-old woman is arrested after slapping her granddaughter in the face with a slipper.
— WSVN 7 News (@wsvn) May 9, 2018
A service dog makes FIU history, receiving a certificate of completion.
— WSVN 7 News (@wsvn) May 8, 2018
An interim memorial for the 49 people killed in the Pulse nightclub shooting opens to the public.
— WESH 2 News (@WESH) May 8, 2018