Het Laatste Nieuws is still the big winner when it comes to social media. This has been shown by the december 2018 Social Media Ranking. In Flemish media, HLN.be is followed by Het Nieuwsblad, Studio Brussel, Eén and De Standaard. On the French side, the top 5 consists of RTBF, Nordpresse, RTL Belgium, Le Soir and DH.
The Social Media Ranking is a real-time media monitoring tool, presented by PUB en Storyclash. (Online) media companies are compared by number of interactions: likes, shares and social network comments. Also included are interactions through Instagram and Youtube.