Julia. Age: 31.
History of The Mosquito The history of Mosquito Ring Tone dates back to when a British inventor by the name of Howard Stapleton came up with an ingenious idea to keep teenagers from loitering outside of shops at night. The idea was meant to drive away teens through ultra high frequency sounds much like how a dog whistle would affect dogs. It was an idea to make the storefront very uncomfortable for the loitering teens while leaving the money spending adult customers unaffected. The product was marketed as an ultrasonic teenager repellent taking advantage of the already well known ultrasonic dog repellent.
Tatum. Age: 26.
Mosquito ringtone gets dropped
Dedicated to the exploration of hoaxes, mischief, and misinformation throughout history. Toggle navigation. Adult-Proof Ringtones Status: Undetermined.
Ashlyn. Age: 30.
Teens Turn 'Repeller' into Adult-Proof Ringtone
By surfnburnFebruary 28, in Depot Street. My teacher tested it out on one of her other classes. All of her something students could hear the tone.
Kids in the UK have co-opted an annoying noise sold to retailers as teenager-repellent and turned it into a ringtone. Mosquito is a high-pitched sound "audible only to teenagers" sold by Britain's Compound Security. It is sold to shopkeepers to use as a teenager repellent -- the idea is to play it loudly in and around shops and "chase away those annoying teenagers!!!