Is Social Media Turning You Into a Narcissist?

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـنِ الرَّحِيمِ Click. Tap. Swipe. That is all it takes nowadays for a random stranger to subscribe to your blog or Facebook feed. To "Like" your page. To "Follow" you on Twitter. To "Add" you to their circles. To "Pin" your photograph. All over the world, people are now connected to each other … Continue reading Is Social Media Turning You Into a Narcissist?

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Delete or Discern: Why Facebook is Not a “One-Size-Fits-All” Glove

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم It has been almost 3 years since I have been using the controversial website Facebook – a simultaneously popular and infamous online social networking tool that is (mis)used by millions all over the globe. I received a friend’s email invite for it, and joined when another friend told me to check … Continue reading Delete or Discern: Why Facebook is Not a “One-Size-Fits-All” Glove

Relinquishing Adsense: The Islamic Perspective – Makes Sense – Not “Nonsense”?

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـانِ الرَّحِيمِ This post is dated 2009. For a recent (2016) and final verdict on Adsense, skip/scroll to the end/bottom of the post. ***** Google AdSense has taken the global blogosphere by storm since a few years. It is a program that allows users to display Google advertisements on their websites and blogs … Continue reading Relinquishing Adsense: The Islamic Perspective – Makes Sense – Not “Nonsense”?