In 2012, ICNA’s online presence witnessed historic growth Alhamdulillah. Newsletter subscribers, website traffic, ICNA TV views and social media connections expanded to give ICNA a significant presence in the community. Here are the most popular posts on ICNA’s website, ICNA TV, and social media profiles.

icna.orgThe 10 most popular posts on the ICNA website:
1. December 7, 2012 – Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts: The Role of Muslims
2. July 19, 2012 – ICNA Announces Muslim Family Day 2012
3. October 15, 2012 – Virtues of the First 10 Days of “Dhul-Hijja”
4. August 8, 2012 – ICNA’s Position on Moon Sighting
5. May 14, 2012 – ICNA’s Stance on President’s Support for Gay Marriage
6. August 6, 2012 – Joplin Mosque Burns Down: ICNA Deeply Concerned
7. September 12, 2012 – ICNA condemns attacks on U.S. missions in Egypt, Libya
8. December 17, 2012 – Newtown Massacre: ICNA grieves with fellow Americans
9. July 24, 2012 – ICNA’s Appeal: Help Burmese Muslims
10. October 2, 2012 – Freedom of Expression & Sacredness of Religious Icons

sm-page-fb.jpgIn 2012 ICNA and its entities have doubled their fans on Facebook to almost 50,000. Here are the 10 most popular posts on the ICNA Facebook page:
Capture1. “Sorry America” – A picture of a Libyan rally in Benghazi against the attacks on the US embassy. September 12, 2012
Captu2. Islamophobia fanning anti-sharia movement in the guise of “protecting US constitution”. A complete video post of the short PBS Documentary on ICNA’s Shariah campaign. August 7, 2012
3. What did Muslims do in the aftermath of one of America’s most devastating natural disasters? A post on ICNA Relief’s largest disaster response: Hurricane Sandy. December 7, 2012
Captur4. Let’s not let hatred, violence, and extremism win! – A picture sent by an ICNA facebook fan in response to the Libyan protest against the American embassy attacks in Benghazi (see below). September 16, 2012
5. Dawah Update from ICNA Dallas. Billboard campaign pictures by ICNA Dallas. November 20, 2012
6. Alhamdulillah the ICNA Masjid in Alexandria, VA is inaugurated. November 7, 2012
7. It is high time that we stop judging people. A reminder. September 8, 2012
Cap8. ICNA Commends @IKEA for their Eid greeting. August 19, 2012
9. More support from our brothers and sisters in humanity. A post about the pro-Muslim Subway Ads in response to the anti-Islam ads in New York Subways. October 4, 2012
Capt10. [NEW VIDEO] Here it is! The lecture that had everyone talking. A talk given at the ICNA-MAS Convention 2012 by Ustadh Omar Suleiman. July 10, 2012

sm-page-tWith a combined following of 75,000 for all ICNA entities, Twitter has become a quick and powerful medium to reach out to the community. Here are the 10 most popular Tweets by ICNA in 2012:
1. 20-Jul-12: RT @icna: Ramadan message from ICNA President Dr. Zahid Bukhari
2. 2-May-12: THIS Saturday: ICNA SC 8th Annual Fundraising Banquet feat. Asmaa Mahfouz & Kulsum Abdullah! More info & registration:
3. 29-Feb-12: The American Mosque: A Thriving Institution
4. 4-Mar-12: Muslims launch campaign to ‘understand’ Shariah
5. 28-Aug-12: RT @icna: These have to be some of the cutest pics! #icnabtsg #Back2School &
6. 30-Mar-12: Hoodies and Hijabs: ICNA Calls for Response to Hate
7. 27-Sep-12: Feel insulted by hateful subway ads? Join us this weekend to counter them via peace & understanding #dawah #MySubwayAd
8. 7-Aug-12: Joplin mosque burns down; ICNA expresses deep concern
9. 1-Aug-12: ICNA Announces Muslim Family Day 2012! #MFD2012 #MuslimFamilyDay
10. 9-Mar-12: More details about the ICNA Convention Highlighting Imam Siraj Wahhaj #ICNA2012

sm-page-y ICNA TV’s YouTube channel views nearly doubled in 2012 and crossed the 2 million mark. With over 400 quality videos and 13,000 subscribers, ICNA TV is set to reach new heights this year insha’Allah. Here are the 5 most popular videos uploaded in 2012:

1. ICNA-MAS 2012: A Tribute to My Mom by Imam Omar Suleiman
2. ICNA-MAS 2012: The State of The American Family by Congressman Andre Carson
3. ICNA-MAS 2012: The Muslim Youth of Tomorrow by Nouman Ali Khan

4. Striving for Peace & Justice by Lauren Booth
5. ICNA-MAS 2012: Challenges of Modernity by Sh. Yasir Qadhi


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