It is used to explain when text or an item is chosen after which transferred to another location. Keep down the left mouse button used to pick that icon, select an item.

As a feature, drag-and-drop support is not found in all software, though it is sometimes a fast and easy-to-learn technique. However, it is not always clear to users that an item can be dragged and dropped, or what is the command performed by the drag and drop, which can decrease usability.

For example an image, to pull and transfer the mouse pointer towards the preferred area you would like the item to become.

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This character name is alluding to Philo Farnsworth and Vladimir K. Zworykin, who invented the iconoscope. He was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2013