Yahoo! Malaysia launches special digital Ramadan experience
By Rizwan Khatik - Wed Jul 18, 2:45 pm
KUALA LUMPUR: Muslim Internet users in Malaysia now have a new website to experience the Ramadan atmosphere, courtesy of Yahoo Malaysia.
Yahoo! Malaysia launched Ramadan Mubarak Wednesday, a one-stop custom branded experience designed to deliver all relevant information Malaysian Muslims will need during the holy month.
Its sales director Jon-Tjin Kee said the website would provide spiritual and social messages.
Kee said 70% of Malaysia’s Internet population use Yahoo! Malaysia every month which equalled to about 8.2 million users. Yahoo! Malaysia’s country editor Marc Lourdes said the content was developed in a holistic way, balancing the Muslim community’s interest in conforming to Islamic values and responding to the user’s lifestyle content.
The website which will be in Bahasa Malaysia, can be accessed at http://my.news.yahoo.com/ramadan_mubarak/.
Yahoo! Malaysia has taken its Ramadan offering to tablets and mobile devices, enabling access to the contents anytime, anywhere.
The features on the website includes recipes, spiritual articles, Ramadan bazaar reviews and photos that users can upload and share to be part of the online community during the festive month. – Bernama