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What do a Columbia J-school professor and a soft-core  pornographer have in common? They’re both investing (probably) in Social  Printshop, a start-up devoted to printing social media photos.
Social Printshop has launched a new website featuring several new products, including a  print-your-followers Twitter poster. The bootstrapping start-up (aka  Social Print Studio and Printing Facebook), founded by an MFA student in  San Diego named Benjamin Lotan, has been growing over the last few  months, swelling to a 10-person team since we covered its first product,  a 20” x 40” high-resolution print of your Facebook friends’ faces.  Social Printshop has even attracted the attention of a few potential  investors, including a professor at the Columbia Journalism School and a  soft-core pornographer.
On top of the old standby, the Facebook friend  poster, and the new Twitter poster, they’ll print out nice vinyl Tumblr  posters (seen above), miniature photobooks, and small stickers with images from  Facebook, Twitter, or Tumblr. They’ve teamed with Mashable to wallpaper its New York office with images of fans of its Facebook page.
Lotan is also working on two iPhone apps and developing a site, SuperEgo.me he intends to be a powerful photo-sifting engine. Continue reading..
What do a Columbia J-school professor and a soft-core pornographer have in common? They’re both investing (probably) in Social Printshop, a start-up devoted to printing social media photos.

Social Printshop has launched a new website featuring several new products, including a print-your-followers Twitter poster. The bootstrapping start-up (aka Social Print Studio and Printing Facebook), founded by an MFA student in San Diego named Benjamin Lotan, has been growing over the last few months, swelling to a 10-person team since we covered its first product, a 20” x 40” high-resolution print of your Facebook friends’ faces. Social Printshop has even attracted the attention of a few potential investors, including a professor at the Columbia Journalism School and a soft-core pornographer.

On top of the old standby, the Facebook friend poster, and the new Twitter poster, they’ll print out nice vinyl Tumblr posters (seen above), miniature photobooks, and small stickers with images from Facebook, Twitter, or Tumblr. They’ve teamed with Mashable to wallpaper its New York office with images of fans of its Facebook page.

Lotan is also working on two iPhone apps and developing a site, SuperEgo.me he intends to be a powerful photo-sifting engine. Continue reading..

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