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The Million Dollar Homepage is a website conceived in 2005 by Alex Tew, a student from Wiltshire, England, to raise money for his university education. The home page consists of a million pixels arranged in a 1000 1000 pixel grid; the image-based links on it were sold for $1 per pixel in 10 10 blocks. The purchasers of these pixel blocks provided tiny images to be displayed on them, a URL to which the images were linked, and a slogan to be displayed when hovering a cursor over the link. The aim of the website was to sell all of the pixels in the image, thus generating a million dollars of income for the creator. The Wall Street Journal has commented that the site inspired other websites that sell pixels.[1][2]

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Launched on 26 August 2005, the website became an Internet phenomenon, with copycat websites emerging in response. The Alexa ranking of web traffic peaked at around 127; as of 9 May 2009[update], it was 40,044.[3] On 1 January 2006, the final 1,000 pixels were put up for auction on eBay. The auction closed on 11 January with a winning bid of $38,100 that brought the final tally to $1,037,100 in gross.

Because individual pixels are too small to be seen easily, pixels were sold in 100-pixel "blocks" measuring 10 10 pixels; the minimum price was thus $100.[13][14] The first sale, three days after the site began operating, was to an online music website operated by a friend of Tew's. He bought 400 pixels in a 20 20 block. After two weeks, Tew's friends and family members had purchased a total of 4,700 pixels.[7][15] The site was initially marketed only through word of mouth;[2] however, after the site had made $1,000, a press release was sent out that was picked up by the BBC.[7][15] The technology news website The Register featured two articles on The Million Dollar Homepage in September.[16][17] By the end of the month, The Million Dollar Homepage had received $250,000 and was ranked Number 3 on Alexa Internet's list of "Movers and Shakers" behind the websites for Britney Spears and Photo District News.[18] On 6 October, Tew reported the site received 65,000 unique visitors; it received 1465 Diggs, becoming one of the most Dugg links that week.[19] Eleven days later, the number had increased to 100,000 unique visitors. On 26 October, two months after The Million Dollar Homepage was launched, more than 500,900 pixels had been sold to 1,400 customers.[20] By New Year's Eve, Tew reported that the site was receiving hits from 25,000 unique visitors every hour and had an Alexa Rank of 127,[20] and that 999,000 of the 1,000,000 pixels had been sold.[2]

On 7 January 2006, three days before the auction of the final 1,000 pixels was due to end, Tew received an e-mail from an organisation called "The Dark Group", and was told The Million Dollar Homepage would become the victim of a distributed denial-of-service attack (DDoS) if a ransom of $5,000 was not paid by 10 January.[27][28] Believing the threat to be a hoax, he ignored it, but a week later received a second e-mail threat: "Hello u website is under us atack to stop the DDoS send us 50000$."[27] Again, he ignored the threat, and the website was flooded with extra traffic and e-mails, causing it to crash. "I haven't replied to any of them as I don't want to give them the satisfaction and I certainly don't intend to pay them any money. What is happening to my website is like terrorism. If you pay them, new attacks will start," Tew said.[4]

As the final pixels were being auctioned, Tew was interviewed on Richard & Judy,[36] and profiled in the online BBC News Magazine.[10] The Wall Street Journal wrote about The Million Dollar Homepage and its impact on the Internet community. "Mr. Tew himself has taken on celebrity status in the Internet community ... the creative juice ... paints an interesting picture of online entrepreneurship".[2]

As of 2017, only the main page of the website was available, with all sub pages returning a 404 Not Found message.[42] A 2017 study by Harvard University found that the links on the still-live main page of the site demonstrated a considerable degree of link rot. Of the 2,816 original links, 547 (342,000 pixels, sold for $342,000) were dead, and 489 (145,000 pixels, sold for $145,000) redirected to a different domain. The report stated that, of the remaining links, that "the majority do not seem to reflect their original purpose".[42] By April 2019, according to the BBC, approximately 40% of the site's links were suffering from link rot.[43] The site was still receiving several thousands of viewers per day.[43]

Many other sites sold advertising by pixels.[2][14] Tew said of the sites, "[they] popped up almost immediately; now there are hundreds of Web sites selling pixels. The copycats are all competing with each other."[1] "...they have very little ads, therefore I guess it's not going too well for them. The idea only works once and relies on novelty ... any copy-cat sites will only have pure comedy value, whereas mine possibly has a bit of comedy PLUS some actual pull in advertising dollars ... so I say good luck to the imitators!"[44][45]

On October 6, 2022, Google launched the Pixel 7 smartphone. The phone has a 6.30-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 10802400 pixels (FHD+) and a refresh rate of 90 hertz. An octa-core Google Tensor G2 processor powers the Google Pixel 7. It has an 8GB RAM capacity. Both wireless charging and in-house fast charging are supported by the Google Pixel 7.

Each pixel is made up of a red, green, and blue subpixel. When a subpixel is fixed in an unchanging state, the visible result is a tiny black, white, or colored spot that displays on the screen. There are generally two types of subpixel defects: bright and dark subpixel defects. A subpixel defect is also seen as a dot defect.

During the LCD manufacturing process, it is not uncommon for one or more subpixels to get into an unchanging state causing a bright or dead pixel. A display with 1 to 5 fixed subpixel is considered normal and within industry standards.

Unyielding commitment to quality and customer satisfaction has driven Dell to offer a Premium Panel Exchange as part of the standard limited hardware warranty. Even if one bright pixel is found, a free monitor exchange is supported during the limited hardware warranty period.

Bright pixel is a pixel with a defect in its ability to display the correct color output. It may look like a tiny black or white spot on the screen. When the pixel remains permanently lit, it is known as a bright pixel.

Dell Premium Panel Exchange applies to Dell Consumer, Professional, UltraSharp, and Gaming (including Alienware) monitors with bright subpixel defects only. The Premium Panel Exchange does not cover monitors with dark or black type of dead pixels.

Dell's limited hardware warranty covers the monitor against a defective unit or workmanship. If a part fails during the Limited Warranty period, contact Dell Technical Support to troubleshoot the unit. If the issue is identified as a bright subpixel after troubleshooting, Dell ships a replacement unit the next business day.

While most manufacturers only provide a 30-day zero bright subpixel guarantee, Dell Premium Panel Exchange is valid for the entire term of the limited hardware warranty of 1 year or 3 years, and extended warranty term of 4 or 5 years.

When you set up Facebook and Instagram by Meta, you can add a pixel to track customer data and behaviour on your Online Store. To use a Facebook pixel, you need to set a customer data-sharing level. It's up to you to decide how much data you want to track using the pixel. The Standard data sharing setting sends only customer behaviour. The Enhanced and Maximum settings send additional customer information including name, location, and email address.

If you work with an advertising agency or use an app to manage your Facebook ads or traffic, then make sure that adding a Facebook pixel to your online store won't cause duplicate or incorrect data in your reports.

You can create a new Facebook pixel directly in Facebook and Instagram by Meta by clicking Create new in the pixel set-up box, or you can create a Facebook pixel in Facebook Ads Manager. To create a pixel in Facebook Ads Manager, refer to the Facebook Help Center.

When you add a Facebook pixel to Facebook and Instagram by Meta, the pixel integrates with your online store. A Facebook pixel can be added when you're setting up Instagram Shopping or Facebook Shop. Before you can add a Facebook pixel, you need to enable data sharing in the Customer data-sharing section.

In the Customer data-sharing section of your Data sharing settings in Facebook and Instagram by Meta, there's a list of pixels that you have created. Click Connect to connect a preexisting Facebook pixel or click Create new to create a new Facebook pixel.

After you add a Facebook pixel to your online store, make sure that it's working by using Facebook Ads Manager. Learn about how to tell if your Facebook pixel is working from the Facebook Help Center.

If you edited your theme file code to add a Facebook pixel, then you need to remove the pixel code before you can add a Facebook pixel ID using Facebook and Instagram by Meta. If you don't remove the pixel code, then your store will have more than one pixel on it, which can result in duplicate or incorrect data in your reports.

After you add a Facebook pixel in Shopify, the pixel tracks certain events on your online store, such as when a customer views a certain page. For more information on customer data-sharing events, refer to Facebook data sharing. 041b061a72


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