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The power of social media and its use by Ada Icon - interesting statistics

Icon viewers interested in knowing the power of social media will appreciate following statistics.

The Icon's Facebook page has 276 followers and this list continues to grow weekly.
During the week of Sept. 24-30 the Icon Facebook page:
• Reached 1,605 persons
• Had 50 persons talking about it
• Added 9 new likes

Each evening The Icon posts one item on its Facebook page to draw viewers to the website. Here is a sample of recent posts listed with the number of Facebook fans each story reached:

Video of the day: You never saw me do it

You never saw me.

Check out this raccon-eating-cat-food video.

But, you never saw me do it.

Click for video.

Ada eighth grader Zach Beaschler offers this NFL season overview

By Zach Beaschler
Ada eighth grader

The favorite sport in America is football (no doubt), but the NFL has changed so much since last season.

I don't mean NFL rules or the NFL cities. I mean NFL teams and coaches.

First, are the Eagles. They fired their head coach Andy Reid and now they have old head coach of Oregon Chip Kelly. During the preseason the Eagles picked Micheal Vick over Nick Foles for starting quarterback. Their first round pick was Line Johnson offensive tackle with the 4th pick overall.

Send a congratulations message to Rebecca Yeh - we've linked her Facebook page to this story


Ohio Northern University’s Rebecca Yeh, a third-year pharmacy student from Nisswa, Minn., finished as fourth runner-up in the 2014 Miss America pageant Sunday night in Atlantic City, N.J.

This marks the second consecutive year that ONU has had one of its students represented at the Miss America pageant. Elissa McCracken competed in last year’s competition as Miss Ohio.

Century 21 Beacon Realty open house for W. Lima Ave. residence on Sept. 15

Becky Neville, Century 21 Beacon Realty, Ada, announces an open house of a listing at 715 W. Lima Ave., Ada. The open house is from 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 15.

For a complete description open the printer-friendly attachment at the bottom of this story.


Who am I? (I touched the Sydney Opera House)

By Alisa Armbrecht
Here's another in our continuing series of "who am I" - Ada residents. Here are some clues. Watch the Icon early next week for the answer.