George Shank

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I can't believe I'm just finding this out but there is something called Font Awesome which has free font glyphs. Font glyphs are rad because of two things.

  1. They scale very well for high density screens
  2. Changing the color of them is as easy as style="color:#000000;"

Github pioneered the icons as fonts area of web with their Octicons and I think it's spot on for most needs. The only limiting factor is each icon can only have one color.

Previously I was using the free Glyphicons for my social links but quickly saw how ugly they were on retina devices (they also have fonts, just not free). I've swapped them out for Font Awesome glyphs and I think they look much better.