I recently came to know about this new search engine, I’mHalal, which was recently launched, and the about page of this Search Engine has the vision which is as follows –
“The last few years Muslims have become very active on the Internet. The lack of tools for Muslims to be able to continue their online activities responsibly has inspired ImHalal.com to enter the search engine market. Our goal is to become the number one homepage in all Muslim households. Our main product will always remain search but we got ambitious plans to expand our product line by adding Islamic widgets to our homepage in the near future.
Please note that ImHalal.com is a tool designed for Muslims to be able to continue their online activities in a safe and clean environment. Using ImHalal.com will prevent you from “accidentally” bumping into explicit content but if you deliberately go looking for explicit content you might find what you are looking for after some while and that’s why we advise those people to use alternative search engines since ImHalal.com isn’t designed for those purposes.”
So, this indicates that, the Aim is – To provide a browsing environment which is safe from explicit content.
For example – I tried the search string ‘Porn’ and the snapshot of the result is as shown below, have a look.
It returned no results for ‘Porn’ and gave a message “Oops! Your search inquiry has a Haram level of 3 out of 3! I would like to advise you to change your search terms and try again.”
In my opinion, this is a great initiative, searching for something with an assurance that you won’t get any explicit stuff for the particular term is something really great, isn’t it? Moreover avoiding explicit content is something we all want to do irrespective of our Religion.
There is also an option to change the Background of the Search engine, as of now they have 4 different backgrounds, all the images are beautiful.
Give it a try, and share you experiences with us.