Is online chatting permissible if the intention is to know the character of the person and to also have own character be known to the person in question for the purpose of marriage if a person is participating in an online matrimony site? Is it permissible in the case when the individual is sharing all details of the chat also with one’s own family so as to keep everything halal? Please answer.
May Allah give the best to the pious and righteous in this life and the hereafter and increase the knowledge and rank of Sheikh Hisham and Sheikh Nazim.
Allahumma sale ala Muhammadin wa ala ale Muhammadin wa saiam.
wa `alaykum salam,
www.SingleMuslim.com seems to be acceptable. They use the latest technology and online service run by Muslims for Muslims to facilitate halal chat.
Imam Senad Agic
Head Imam (IABNA)
The Islamic Association of Bosniaks in North America
American Islamic Center – Chicago