Using smileys and emoticons

Q: What is the ruling with regards to emoticons, smileys etc do they carry the same ruling as that of picture making.

Bismillaah

A: Refer to http://muftionline.co.za/node/3490

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

 

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)