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Ramzan: #Mecca_Live Takes Virtual World By Storm

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| July 14 , 2015 , 09:09 IST
Snapchat on Monday night honoured the religion of Islam by providing live feed from the holy Kaaba. The event marked as the 'Laylat Al Qadr' or 'Night of Power' which is traditionally celebrated on 27th night of every Ramzan. The occasion commemorates the night, when the Quran was first revealed to the Prophet Muhammad(PBUH). The Snapchat #mecca_live clip that changed hearts of millions in a couple of minutes. ALSO SEE: Holy Month Of Ramzan: Breaking Fast At Jama Masjid In Old Delhi The live footage, pictures were beamed across the world and the event was watched through this particular social media App which didn't make this just as a story to the global audience but drew spontaneous and instant reaction from the viewers, Muslims and non-Muslims alike. The #Mecca_live kept trending throughout the night across the globe on Twitter which attracted whole lot of attention and admiration from everyone but more specifically from the non-Muslims, helping them in knowing the true face of Islam which has been maligned by the acts of terrorist groups like ISIS. ALSO READ: ‘Ramadan’ Or ‘Ramzan’? Here’s What You Need To Know About The Holy Month Of Islam On last weekend, Muslims around the world took to Twitter using the hashtag #Mecca_live to petition Snapchat for including Mecca in its Live section, as some tweeted that Mecca deserves to be seen the world. The Live section of Snapchat was launched in August last year as a way of letting users create and view public photos and videos taken at the same live event. The only requirement is that users are supposed to to turn on location services in order to verify that the they are truly where they say they are. Here is what the twitterati had to say: Watch Live Here:

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