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OMG! Texts turn to gold

Published 08/29/2009, Detroit Free Press

Text messages about wild nights have turned into Internet gold for two recent Michigan State University graduates. And no one is in trouble. Ben Bator, 23, of Royal Oak, Mich., and Lauren Leto, 22, of Grosse Pointe Woods, Mich., often found their friends' messages so funny that they started a Web site where people could share texts with the world. The site is a runaway hit that's launched a book deal, T-shirt sales and mobile-phone applications.

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