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Clearly the Apple share icon is coming a vert popular web standard for sharing. Do you think it can become an conventional usage? Should we adopt it and promote it more?

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closed as not a real question by Benny Skogberg MCSA, Mervin Johnsingh, JonW Aug 6 '12 at 8:30

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You know what those chaps are like - check out the legal side first! –  TJH Aug 6 '12 at 7:28
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This isn't really a suitable question to be asking here. As per the FAQ If your motivation for asking the question is “I would like to participate in a discussion about ______”, then you should not be asking here. Also, you don't cite any evidence stating that the sharing icon is very popular anyway, so it's really just your own opinion. If you have evidence that it is so popular, and also have a specific usage in mind for it then you could restructure the question around that, but if you're just starting a discussion on it then this site isn't the place to have this. –  JonW Aug 6 '12 at 8:30
    
@JonW The question is legit, The formulation might not, still that icon is trending: I saw templates, e-commerce sites, — some even pretty mainstream, IIRC — sporting it. (I will try taking note of the url each time that happens, from now on, so I'll be able to document its popularity) I actually hate it, I find it confusing, and I logged in on UX searching some ammo to justify my istinctive rejection of it. And all I find is... denial of the problem. Disappointing. –  ZJR Dec 6 '12 at 16:03
    
@ZJR As per my comment above, there was very little detail provided in the question to explicitly answer it. If you have a particular question about this icon that we can answer (that's not a discussion topic) then feel free to ask that here, or visit Chat to talk to people about it, but this question - although of interest - isn't a good fit for a Q&A site. –  JonW Dec 6 '12 at 17:22