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I recently wrote about the different ‘share icons’ that are being used on various mobile platform but one that really stands out (and not in a good way) is the Windows Phone icon.  The Windows Phone icon looks like this

appbar.share.rest

A gift or present image.  Now I guess it could mean ‘share’ or ‘give something to someone’ and in our case would mean ‘giving them a link to some content’ but using a ‘gift’ as a share icon didn’t make sense to me but because I believe in using what is provided in the platform, I went with the standard icon, until now. Continue Reading…