In the first picture, a man posted a picture of himself and his friends on Instagram after performing Umrah in Makkah. People termed his action show-off, adding that “picture taking is unlawful.”
Another person, in the second picture, allowed his image to be captured and posted on Facebook while cleaning Masjid Al-Haram. Some people said that action also amounts to show-off.
Someone else decided to use the digital counter instead of the traditional tasbeeh, as depicted in the third picture, yet people called his action show-off still.
And lastly, a man has been recording/picturing his humanitarian assistance and posting same on social media in order to encourage other rich fellows. His action, yet again, was tagged show-off.
The mind-boggling questions are: Are all these acts cited above show-off? Does show-off have to do with only the intention or the physical act also? Does it amount to show-off if the doer is a celebrity or an ordinary person?
What is really show-off according to Islam? Let’s hear your views…
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