RESEARCH STUDY ON PROMOTION OF ISLAMIC LITERATURE ON SOCIAL MEDIA IN PAKISTAN AND ISLAMIC PERSPECTIVE
Social media is a medium to express one’s opinions, thoughts, views and reviews, individually or collectively in the groups depend upon the type of social media application used. As far as Islamic scripture or literature promotion is concerned, through social media applications it is beneficial in a sense if that information is relevant, authentic, accurate and reviewed. As Islam is complete code of conduct for human to live in this world and being Muslim, the transfer of Islamic knowledge is the need of the hour but keeping in mind the principles and commandment provided by Allah and His Messenger Prophet Muhammad S.A.W. as the final authority of Islam. Then Prophet’s companions were taught how-to live-in society by following him. Same method will apply in today’s world in case of promotion of Islamic literature. Source of Islamic literature is preserved right from day one. From these basic sources, sharing true Islamic knowledge can become fruitful and on contrary it can lead to Hellfire. Utilization of social media in Pakistan is increasing day by day and this can become more effective if the pure knowledge is shared, forwarded. If the ultimate goal is Jannah, then the teachings and principles laid down by Islam are supposed to be followed.