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Path's $25 Million C-Series Funding by Bakrie Group Raises Eyebrows - Posted January 13, 2014
It's not surprising that Path's CEO, Dave Morin, went to Indonesia looking to raise money for the social network's third round of funding; Indonesia is the site's "number one user," according to Morin. There are 4 million Path users in Indonesia -- out of around 20 million users worldwide. But the $25 million... [AllFacebook]

Path's $25 Million C-Series Funding by Bakrie Group Raises Eyebrows - Posted January 13, 2014
It's not surprising that Path's CEO, Dave Morin, went to Indonesia looking to raise money for the social network's third round of funding; Indonesia is the site's "number one user," according to Morin. There are 4 million Path users in Indonesia -- out of around 20 million users worldwide. But the $25 million... [SocialTimes.com]

Who Are Path's 10 Million Users And Why Should You Care? - Posted August 13, 2013
Mobile social network Path has recently announced thirteen new API partners. Until now, access to their API has been an honor bestowed exclusively upon Nike, so this is kind of a big deal -- but who exactly are the users set to enjoy these new applicati... [SocialTimes.com]

Former Facebook Director Of Engineering Ari Steinberg Raises $1.6 For Travel Startup Vamo - Posted July 18, 2013
Former Facebook Director of Engineering Ari Steinberg, who headed the social network's Seattle office, left the company last October, saying that he ... [AllFacebook]

With Addition of QR Codes, Path Moves Into Social Discovery Category - Posted July 10, 2013
In what the company billed as a minor update to its mobile apps, Path today veered into social discovery by beginning to generate QR codes that let users connect with one another in person using their smartphones. ... [SocialTimes.com]

UPDATED: Introducing Facebook For Google Glass - Posted May 16, 2013
While there have been two unofficial Facebook applications for Google Glass, Google announced Thursday at its I/O conference that an ... [AllFacebook]

The Wrong Path? Facebook Cuts Off Access To Find Friends API From Social Network's App - Posted May 6, 2013
Social network Path became the latest application to lose access to Facebook's ... [AllFacebook]

Path Gains Ground Among U.S. Users - Posted April 25, 2013
Path may finally be taking off in the United States, according to a Wall Street Journal interview with CEO Dave Morin. It's now in the top 20 most-downloaded app... [SocialTimes.com]

Path Gains Ground Among U.S. Users - Posted April 25, 2013
Path may finally be taking off in the United States, according to a Wall Street Journal interview with CEO Dave Morin. It's now in the top 20 most-downloaded app... [AllFacebook]

Are Hashtags Useful? - Posted April 5, 2013
Of all of the techniques, strategies, flotsam and jetsam to spawn from social media since its meteoric rise in the mid-2000's, there may be nothing as polarizing as the hashtag. Some users utilize hashtags any chance that they get, others see them as an aesthetic and textual nuisance. But the real question... [TVSpy]

Has Twitter Found a Way to Please Marketers and Developers? - Posted April 3, 2013
Twitter announced new features for its Web and mobile services this week that seem tailored to appeal simultaneously to developers and marketers. The company announced that ... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook News Feed Ads | Hashtags Harmful? - Posted March 27, 2013
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

To Support User Privacy, Path Eschews Advertising Revenue - Posted March 8, 2013
CEO and co-founder Dave Morin acknowledged that Path had experienced some stumbles related to user privacy, but said the company continues to focus on building a social network that supports privacy and refuses to monetize user data. The mobile-only social network will... [SocialTimes.com]

To Support User Privacy, Path Eschews Advertising Revenue - Posted March 8, 2013
CEO and co-founder Dave Morin acknowledged that Path had experienced some stumbles related to user privacy, but said the company continues to focus on building a social network that supports privacy and refuses to monetize user data. The mobile-only social network will... [AllFacebook]

Path Launches Multimedia Messaging, In-App Purchasing - Posted March 7, 2013
The privacy gaffe-prone mobile-only ... [SocialTimes.com]

Users May Be Sharing More Than They Realize When Downloading Apps Through Google Play - Posted February 13, 2013
iOS developer Dan Nolan was appalled to learn as he marketed his first Android app that Google was providing him with the name, email address and city of every user who purchased his app. Google Play facilitates... [SocialTimes.com]

Path Charged With Additional Privacy Leak - Posted February 1, 2013
Path, a mobile-only social network that bills itself as a more private alternative to Facebook, is facing new allegations that it breaches user privacy on the same day that it ... [SocialTimes.com]

Use Clueful to Find Out if Your Favorite App is Collecting Your Personal Data - Posted February 1, 2013
Clueful is a handy webapp that can help you identify what information your apps are collecting. The app was created by the security company Bitdefender, but was removed by Apple from the app store in July of 2012. Since then, Bitdefender has been of... [FishbowlDC]

Use Clueful to Find Out if Your Favorite App is Collecting Your Personal Data - Posted February 1, 2013
Clueful is a handy webapp that can help you identify what information your apps are collecting. The app was created by the security company Bitdefender, but was removed by Apple from the app store in July of 2012. Since then, Bitdefender has been of... [AppNewser]

Path to Pay $800,000 Fine for Unlawful Collection of User Data - Posted February 1, 2013
The owners of the mobile social network Path have settled with the Federal Trade Commission over charges that the company had collected personal information from its users, some of whom are minors, without the users' knowled... [SocialTimes.com]

BOOK REVIEW: 'Facebook Nation: Total Information Awareness' Is A Must - Posted January 15, 2013
Newton Lee's book, Facebook ... [AllFacebook]

Path Releases Version 2.5, Turning Mobile Network into Facebook 'Lite' - Posted July 26, 2012
Path has already charmed at least a few mobile users away from Facebook with its beautiful interface. Version 2.5 of the social network launched this week with enormous photos and some new ways to connect people to their friends. It's still beautiful, but the new features have turned it into, well,... [SocialTimes.com]

INFOGRAPHIC: Sneaky Facebook Apps That Collect Personal Information - Posted July 10, 2012
Concerns about personal information collec... [AllFacebook]

Path and Nike+ FuelBand Team Up to Share Your Workout - Posted July 3, 2012
Path, the social network that attempts to keep a journal of your life and connect with your closer friends, has joined up with Nike+ Fuelband to offer a good service for hitting your exercise goals. The overall goal is to help users easily share the information about how much exercise they... [SocialTimes.com]

Foursquare Takes on Google+ Local with a New Mobile App - Posted June 7, 2012
Foursquare is slowly, but surely checking out of the check-in business. On June 7 the company launched a new version of its app that lets you explore your neighborhood, see who's nearby, and get recommendations. Foursquare finds you and your friends on the map. As soon as you log in, you'll see... [SocialTimes.com]

4 Things You Need to Know About Path's Updated Privacy Policy and User Agreement - Posted May 8, 2012
Path has published an update to its user agreement and privacy policy to clarify the types of information the Facebook competitor collects from users' mobile devices and how that information might be used. Here's what you need to kn... [SocialTimes.com]

Path Gets More Funding | Foursquare's Holiday | Klout Dating - Posted April 17, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Path Leverages Smartling to Translate Their App - Posted April 6, 2012
Path has announced that they will be supporting new languages by crowdsourcing the translation using Smartling. This allows users to sign up and edit the languages available for Path and submit translations themselves. This is similar to what Twitter did and is probably one of the coolest (and cost... [SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Stores iPhone Users' Full Contact List For 18 Months - Posted February 15, 2012
Do you know who has access to your private information? If you're an iPhone user, I bet Twitter has access to more of it than you're aware of. By clicking the "Find Friends" feature to scan your contact list for people already on Twitter, you've given... [AllTwitter]

My First Adventure with Path 2.0 -- Is It Still a Personal Network? - Posted January 10, 2012
When it launched in November 2010, Path touted itself as The Personal Network: the foil for other sites like Facebook that were overrun with marketers and other non-friends. After a year on the market, Path 2.0 launched in December 2011 with a slew of new updates to make the social... [SocialTimes.com]

A PATH to a Poorly Scheduled Tweet - Posted May 9, 2011
The PATH commuter train line, which runs between New York City and New Jersey, scheduled a Tweet for 10 a.m. ET Sunday to wish its riders a happy Mother's Day. Unfortunately, it was not a happy Mother's Day for the ... [SocialTimes.com]

Why Path Poses no Threats to Twitter - Posted November 16, 2010
It's been called the "anti-Twitter", and it's making quite a stir in social media circles. Path's premise is that we all need a smaller, more exclusive social network made up of those closest ... [AllTwitter]

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