Technology has immersed itself in everything we do to help us in ways we never even realised we needed help. Within the global Muslim community there are hundreds of apps, gadgets and websites built to make life easier and help devotional practices, particularly during Ramadan.
When I found out a few years ago that my wife was pregnant with our first child, as cliché as it sounds, ‘it was the happiest moment of my life’. Many happy moments follow suit after such a life changing revelation, so the next happiest moment was when I found out we were having a boy. Don’t jump up and down just yet, hear me out first. I’d be ecstatic if we were blessed with a baby girl but let’s face it, every father wants an excuse to play with the toys we pretend we’re too old for – dinosaurs, guns, trucks and of course LEGOs!
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Twitter has never really been my thing, I mean, I’ve never really seen the benefit of it – why would anyone want to follow me? I’m sure no-one will ‘Retweet’ what I had for lunch and I’ve never fully understood how hash tags work. With Facebook, I can keep in touch with family and friends and set my privacy options on lockdown; Twitter on the other hand doesn’t discriminate and relays your thoughts to everyone.
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