Ringtones: Gross & Yucky drive the business

Fart ringtones are big with American teens, according to a Reuters article quoting Cindy Lundin Mesaros, a spokeswoman for Faith Inc.’s 4295.T Modtones unit, a ringtone provider for Verizon Wireless VZ.N . “It’s pretty impressive, considering there was no promotion and no press,” she said. “You stick it underneath someone’s chair and dial your own number and it’s a remote-controlled whoopie cushion.”