Have you ever smiled into the mirror and noticed your teeth were a little too reminiscent of that cup of coffee you enjoy each morning? Teeth-whitening solutions range from expensive high-tech treatments, to commercially available strips and gels, to a vast number of cheap DIY suggestions posted on social media sites like Facebook and Pinterest. While some of these low-cost whitening methods may work, others may be ineffective or actually do more harm than good.
Facebook is starting to drive more traffic to digital media websites than Google is, according to new data from Parsely, an analytics firm which collects data for about 400 digital publishers, including Conde Nast, Reuters, Mashable, and The Atlantic.
Many of the world's biggest and best-known online news publishers saw significant drops in traffic between March and April this year. It appears Facebook might be a culprit in some way, but nobody can agree on a solid theory as to why.
Guest Blogger Associate Professor Ann Marie Marciarille: Teeth-Whitening at the Supreme Court: "Well, that is how the Wall Street Journal described the March 3, 2014 grant of certiorari in North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners vs. Federal Trade Commission, anyway.
A huge portion of the web advertising eco-system is based on fraud, according to Spider.io, a company that analyzes web traffic. The company tells AdExchanger that it has detected a massive botnet — a network of computers controlled by malware — that drives bogus traffic and clicks to a group of about 202 web sites:
I normally use my living room almost exclusively for watching Netflix and eating takeout. But this week, it was turned into a dentist's office thanks to the Manhattan Whitening Company, an on-demand teeth whitening service.
Remember that episode of Friends when Ross be-bops his way around a black-lit dance club with his glowing smile as the center of attention (and the butt of all the jokes)? That slightly irrational fear has kept me from whitening my own teeth, but beauty experts all stress how a bright smile contributes to maintaining your youthful looks.