Share: the icon no one agrees on
Sharing to a social network or via email is a ubiquitous action, but designers still have not been able to reach a consensus on what symbol to use to represent it. Min Ming Lo takes a look at existing share icons to figure out which symbol best conveys sharing to the user. “The best icon is one with which most users are already familiar. An effective icon is one that requires minimum effort for the user to translate that symbol to an action,” writes Lo.
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