The Use and Need of Social media in Contemporary Times, an Analytical Study in the light of Islamic Teachings


  • Dr. Syed Waheed Ahmed Assistant Professor, Faculty of Usuluddin, IIUI, Islamabad
  • Dr. Muhammad Rafiq Assistant Professor, Department of Seerat Studies, AIOU, Islamabad
  • Dr. Sami Ul Haq Assistant Professor, Shaheed BB University Sheringal Dir Upper
  • Muhammad Shah Faisal Lecturer Islamic Study Federal Urdu University Islamabad
  • Mr. Wasil Niaz Mphil Scholar, Islamic Studies, Kohat University


There is no doubt that social networking has brought people living miles away together, but those living in the same house have been cut off from each other. Learning new things with modern technology is a far cry. The young generation has forgotten its purpose in life and is spending its time on the wrong activities. While in this age of science and technology, the need is to know how we should benefit from modern technology. How can we learn new things, how can we develop more, instead of all this, today's young generation is engaged in misuse of these things. Our young generation is spending their precious time on these useless activities. If you think about it, nothing is bad and harmful by itself, but the way it is used makes it good or bad. Facebook is being used by some people for good things and some people are not. Those who teach Quran online on Facebook, WhatsApp, Skype. They also learn different types of courses. There are many websites that have a lot to learn so it is up to us to use anything positive or wrong. Therefore, in this article, we will try our best to talk about the use of social media in the light of Prophetic teachings and its importance and necessity in contemporary times.

Keywords: Social media, contemporary times, Use and Need, Islamic Teaching.




How to Cite

Dr. Syed Waheed Ahmed, Dr. Muhammad Rafiq, Dr. Sami Ul Haq, Muhammad Shah Faisal, & Mr. Wasil Niaz. (2023). The Use and Need of Social media in Contemporary Times, an Analytical Study in the light of Islamic Teachings. OEconomia, 6(2). Retrieved from