1.    28 Nov 2016 #1
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    New Share Experience is Coming (Soon) to Windows 10

    At its October Windows 10 event, Microsoft showed off a new taskbar-based My People feature. But tied to that is an improved Share experience, which can now be enabled (sort of) in Insider builds.

    “We asked ourselves, what would it mean to prioritize our most important people in Windows?” Microsoft’s Allison O’Mahony asked during the October event. “With the Creators Update, we will give you a faster way to connect and share with the people who matter most on any Windows PC.”

    While understanding the new Share UI is easy enough, it’s helpful to understand the broader context of what’s happening. This new Share experience was announced as part of the new My People feature that will debut with the Windows 10 Creators Update.

    As O’Mahony—who says she has spent much of her 15 years at Microsoft working on strong human connections through technology—put it, this new functionality is about placing people at the center of Windows. And, literally: Your most important contacts will now appear directly on the taskbar, and thus will always be visible and easily available.

    This feature has three aims: To provide Window 10 users with a faster way to share, a simpler way to cut through the noise, and a new way to feel closer to the people who matter most to you. And as suggested by that list, sharing is indeed a key reason for surfacing your most important contacts this way. It’s the why behind the My People feature.

    “Our goal is to make sharing in Windows as fast and easy as possible,” O’Mahony explained. “And while it’s not complicated today, there are a lot of steps involved. I still have to find the content, launch the (correct) application for the person I want to share it with, I have to find that person in the application, attach the content, and send.”

    If you’re familiar with the Share feature in Windows 10, you know that it’s a vestigial holdover from Windows 8. That is, it still uses an old Windows 8-style pane interface that slides in from the right of the screen. So, for example, if you want to share a photo using the Photos app, you get the old-school UI show here...

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    Read more: New Share Experience is Coming (Soon) to Windows 10 - Thurrott.com
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  2.    28 Nov 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2016
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    Yay! Now I can share my ghetto face across the world.
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  3.    28 Nov 2016 #3
    Join Date : Feb 2015
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    If it doesn't include the only share that I use(G+.... yes I use G+, and only G+) the old or new share options are pretty useless to me, other than the Microsoft & Windows options. I still refuse to get a Freak Book or Twit account.
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  4.    28 Nov 2016 #4
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    It sort of works in a 'half-baked' manner.

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  5.    10 Dec 2016 #5
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    Icons now look normal in the new Share UI:

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