Every day the news is dominated by tales of despair and sadness, so when we stumbled across a site that provides a refreshing take on the latest headlines we were left with no choice but to crown Icons Times our latest Weekly Web Highlight.
Put simply, Icon Times is a news generator, but rather than present viewers with loads of text, a minimalist, yet informative icon is created instead.
The site puts a completely new spin on breaking news stories, offering viewers with a new way to absorb information. There’s also the option to click on an icon to be taken through to a full news story, although we doubt many people would choose to move away from the gallery packed with eye-catching and thought-provoking icons.
It’s a great way to check out the latest news and current affairs from around the globe, providing viewers with a unique and innovative approach to presenting information which can often be very complex and negative.
Icons Times is one of the first ‘news signage’ sites to grace the World Wide Web and is a quirky alternative to the newspapers or webpages that many of us turn to every day.
Not only does the site alert viewers to topics and niches that they may not have otherwise read about, but it presents the perfect opportunity to quickly catch up on the latest headlines during the busy working week. So next time you’re in a hurry, head on over to Icons Times, because the pictures really do paint a thousand words.