A New Muslim (Virtual) World

For the world community of Muslims, known as the "umma," this might be the dawning of the "e-umma." This week Muxlim.com, an Islam-focused Web portal based in Finland, launched what it calls the world's first virtual Muslim world. The application, Muxlim Pal, allows users to create avatars or alter egos that interact with other players while following a proper Muslim lifestyle. Users can design their online pal to wear a "hijab" (or head scarf) and choose to pray in their custom-designed...Full Story
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