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#Mecca_Live Shows The World True Islam In Less Than 300 Seconds

July 15, 2015
Aerial shot of the Grand Mosque and Kaaba in Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Hundreds of supportive messages poured in to Twitter on the hashtag #mecca_live on Tuesday, after social media giant Snapchat featured a live feed from Mecca in the last days of the Holy month of Ramadan. Today I'm happy that true Islam was represented via #mecca_live and not CNN nor Fox News.— Em K (@emilyaisha_) July 14, 2015 Going live on the night of the 27th of the Holy Month, the feed featured around 250 seconds-worth of snaps from worshippers in the Holy Mosque showing them performing ‘umrah, breaking their fast, and praying late into the night. #Mecca_Live is many American's first time experiencing Islam first hand instead of hearing Islamophobic lies told by the media & government.— ️ (@mxdkays) July 14, 2015 An outpouring of enthusiastic messages flooded in praising the Muslim faith, as the hashtag trended on Twitter. Some Twitter users said that seeing such a great number of people gathered in worship was ‘inspirational’, while others noted that the feed showed them what Islam was ‘truly’ like. 2 million people from around the world. No black or white. No rich or poor. One purpose. One God. #mecca_live #islam…

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