The Kashmir Monitor: How social media is influencing Ramzan transmissions in Kashmir

The Kashmir Monitor: How social media is influencing Ramzan transmissions in Kashmir. “Gone are the days when people used to glue to the radio sets to listen to Ramzan transmission. Now YouTubers and Vloggers are giving it a new twist. From Ramadan cuisines to busy nightlife and from Iftaar gatherings to street foods, social media influencers are showcasing Kashmir in a new avatar.”

News & Observer: Drive-in prayers in Raleigh celebrate the end of Ramadan in the pandemic

News & Observer: Drive-in prayers in Raleigh celebrate the end of Ramadan in the pandemic. “In years past, the celebration had thousands of Muslims in the Triangle standing and sitting shoulder to shoulder. After praying, they exchanged hugs and handshakes with their well-wishes, and handed children candy. The usual celebration would have brought people too close together in the age of COVID-19. The Islamic Association of Raleigh decided to adapt the customary communal prayer so Muslims could still celebrate together, but do so safely.”

Gulf News: Google launches new search feature to mark Ramadan

Gulf News: Google launches new search feature to mark Ramadan. “Searching dishes as well as all information related to Ramadan will be easier this year as Google announced on Sunday a new feature in its search experience during the month. Information such prayer timings, popular recipes on YouTube, Ramadan tips, and links to Google’s main Ramadan services (the Qibla Finder and Qalam,) will be available on the main search result page once a Ramadan-related keyword is searched.”

Daily News Egypt: Twitter reveals increase of users’ activities in Ramadan

Daily News Egypt: Twitter reveals increase of users’ activities in Ramadan. “Twitter has revealed the affect Ramadan and Eid have on people’s communication, and how people transfer their excitement and celebrations of the holy month to the virtual world. People’s interactivity increase with an average of 26.3% throughout the month of generosity, this was verified last year, when over 10.7bn users shared their thoughts regarding the month with the trending hashtag of #Ramadan.”