Arab News discusses Islam in social media at Tweeps 2017

Arab News discusses Islam in social media at Tweeps 2017
The panel on ‘Islam: Its Impact on Civilization and its Presence on Social Media’ was moderated by Arab News Editor in Chief Faisal J. Abbas in Riyadh Sunday. The panelists included Sheikh Saleh Al-Maghamsi, center, and Sheikh Abdullah bin Bayyah.
Updated 22 May 2017

Arab News discusses Islam in social media at Tweeps 2017

Arab News discusses Islam in social media at Tweeps 2017

RIYADH: The imam and preacher of Quba Mosque in Madinah has stressed that understanding religion in the right way thwarts terrorist groups and their ideology.
Sheikh Saleh Al-Maghamsi said during a panel discussion at the Tweeps 2017 Forum in Riyadh that the “wise should not deprive people of their goodness, but must initiate and deliver his message in the correct ways.”
He was speaking on a panel titled “Islam: Its Impact on Civilizations and its Presence on Social Media,” which was moderated by Faisal J. Abbas, editor in chief of Arab News.
Another speaker at the panel was Sheikh Abdullah bin Bayyah, founder of The Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies.
He emphasized the effective role of spreading peace between cultures and religions with the aim of combatting terrorism.
The participants also reviewed the role of social networking sites in spreading the values ​​of moderate Islam.
Tweeps 2017, in its fifth edition, was held Sunday at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Riyadh, and attended by prominent figures and influencers in the Arab world.