Ringtones and simplicity

The ringtone market is worth between $1.5bn and $3.5bn a year.”

In the name of all that’s sane, why?

People are spending 3 BILLION dollars on making their phone make a different sound when it rings, but we can’t seem to fund the arts in schools.

Really, though, it’s stats like this that make me look at my life and wonder what trivial worthless things I’m spending my money on where I probably shouldn’t. These things add up.