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Path Settles With FTC Over Privacy Issues

Path Settles With FTC Over Privacy Issues

By Chris Crum February 1, 2013

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced today that Path has agreed to settle FTC charges that it deceived users by collecting personal info from mobile device address books without users’ knowledge and consent and violated COPPA . Path is now …

Path Crowdsources Translation to Other Languages Path Crowdsources Translation to Other Languages

Path, is taking the route Twitter took in transitioning their social networking app to other countries in different languages; they’re letting the users help with the translation process. The crowdsourced approach seems to be providing great success to Path. Here’s …

Britney Spears Sees Path And Gets Onboard Britney Spears Sees Path And Gets Onboard

Britney Spears was seen yesterday in the Silicon Valley, sitting at the boardroom table at the offices of Path, visiting with it’s founder Dave Morin. Spears is very familiar with social media and has over 14 million followers on Twitter. …

Congress Questions Apple On Address Book Controversy Congress Questions Apple On Address Book Controversy

Last week news broke that the popular photo-based social networking app Path was uploading and storing users’ iPhone address books on their servers, in apparent violation of Apple’s development guidelines. Path set a land speed record for corporate response, apologizing …

Path: "We Are Sorry" For Uploading Your Data Path: "We Are Sorry" For Uploading Your Data

Yesterday we brought you news that social networking app Path had been discovered uploading users’ mobile phone contacts. Distressingly, the app did not offer users the chance to opt out, nor did it even notify users that their information was …

Path Uploads Your Address Book To Their Servers Path Uploads Your Address Book To Their Servers

An iOS developer has made a surprising and somewhat alarming discovery about the iPhone app published by social network Path. Arun Thampi of Singapore was digging around in Path when he discovered that the app uploads the entire contents of …

Path 2 Launches to High Praise, Complaints About Bugs on Android Path 2 Launches to High Praise, Complaints About Bugs on Android
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Mobile sharing app Path has launched a new version, which it has dubbed the “smart journal”. It has a bunch of new features designed to make sharing )of thoughts, music, people you’re with, photos and videos) easier. Here’s the promo …

Facebook Photo Sharing App Coming Soon? Facebook Photo Sharing App Coming Soon?
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It appears Facebook may want users to do more with photos, as leaked images and documents suggest that the social network is on the verge of unveiling its own photo sharing app for the iPhone. TechCrunch has obtained “roughly 50 …

Rumor: Path Turns Down $100M Offer From Google
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Google may be losing some of its charm.  Two months after Groupon supposedly turned down an acquisition offer worth $6 billion, rumors indicate that a small company called Path has declined an offer worth an initial $100 million.

What Does Path Have to Offer vs. Facebook and Others?
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This week a new photo sharing social network received a great deal of attention. It’s called Path and has a pretty impressive list of names backing it. These include Ashton Kutcher, Ron Conway, Kevin Rose, Keith Rabois, Dustin Moskovitz, Marc Benioff, Gary Vaynerchuk, Steve Anderson, Tim Draper, Joi Ito, Fadi Ghandour, Matt Cohler, Sam Lessin, Bill Randuchel, Karl Jacob, Paul Buchheit, Ruchi Sanghvi, John Couch, Michael Parekh, Claudio Chiuchiarelli, Maurice Werdegar, Don Dodge, and Chris Kelly.