Instructions are configured to cause at least one processor within a computing device to present and/or update icon(s) on a display. An icon is linked to an application configured to run on the computing device. The icon comprises a representation of each of at least two data items. The at least two data items are associated with an entity. The at least two data items are received from at least one data distribution device over a multi-node network via a communications receiving device. The representation is presented through at least two of the following display elements: a line, a line segment, a line segment designator, and a highlight of at least a portion of one of a plurality of colors associated with the icon.