Watch: Students sell their faces to pay off debt

Calling all debt-ridden students: Would you consider turning your face into a billboard to help pay off your loans? Asks the Huffington Post. This is not a joke, but rather a business plan envisioned by two indebted students in the U.K., according to the radio program, Marketplace. Ross Harper and Ed Moyse, who owed a combined $80,000, launched in October 2011 and have since been selling their faces as ad space to companies for hundreds of dollars a pop.

“Companies can literally buy advertising space on our faces. We then paint whatever they’d like: a message or logo onto our faces,” Harper told Marketplace.

Harper and Moyse post the pictures of their faces on and people who click on the ads are then directed to the advertiser’s website……Read More