They had the religious marriage ceremony in May the same year in the south of France, and the wedding party in the autumn, and then moved to London."What Instagram gave us is that it broadens your horizons,” says Harun.“Otherwise, if you want to meet someone you're limited to the people around you.”Hamida says that for a young Muslim it can be more comfortable meeting someone online "because there's no family, there's no restrictions.Arab features include Arab photo galleries, an advice column, Arab chat rooms, Instant Messenger and much more.Arab Lounge features include Arab photo galleries of single Arab women and men, Qiran dating, an advice column, and Arab chat for Muslim chat room.
“We have heard back specifically on around 300-plus actual weddings so far around the world.”Yet romance on the internet is an issue with which my millennial Muslim friendship circle have a love-hate relationship. This includes "follow me" photos of couples leading each other through exotic places, affectionate moments, pairs in matching sweaters, selfies of couples performing hajj together, and countless wedding photos.After commenting on each other’s pictures, the pair started exchanging emails. Soon they were watching films and TV shows, like the Nordic noir series The Bridge, together on Skype.They both say they knew they before they physically met, seven months after they first started talking, that they would be getting married.We meet over coffee and chocolate brownies to talk about finding love online while Muslim. " When they started talking, Harun had just bought a new phone so he could take better photos."I always thought meeting online was a last solution..that's just how it is now,” says Hamida. It was the early days of the photo-sharing app and people still edited their shots heavily with the Clarendon filter, which emphasises colour and contrast.