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Mobile social network Path, once a challenger to Facebook, is closing down

It’s that time again, folks, time to say goodbye to a social media service from days past. Following the shuttering of Klout earlier this year, now Path, the one-time rival to Facebook, is closi

It was not consent, it was concealment 

Facebook’s response to the clutch of users who are suddenly woke — triggered to delve into their settings by the Facebook data misuse scandal and #DeleteFacebook backlash — to the

Camarilla, like Path but better, lets you share with up to 15 friends

Remember Path? Even though targeting early tech adopters was potentially the wrong ‘path’ for that company, the idea of a close-friends-only social network isn’t a bad one at all. En

Post-Morin, Path Gets Chatty

Korea’s Kakao is making a big change to Path eight months after acquiring the social app. Path people can now message each other inside the app, rather than having to open the separate Path Talk

CrunchWeek: Path Found A Buyer, Google Overhauls Android, And What An Apple Car Might Look Like

This has been quite the week in news. A bunch of tech companies got snatched up, including Path. The once Silicon Valley app darling just sold itself to some Korean company called Daum Kakao. Google I

What Is Daum Kakao And Why Did It Buy Path?

It isn't often that a company in Asia acquires a U.S. rival, particularly one that has surfed a wave of hype in Silicon Valley. But that's exactly what happened this week after Path announced the sale

Path’s ‘Places’ Feature Shuttered Following Sale To Daum Kakao

Path announced that it has sold its flagship messaging apps to Korea's Daum Kakao today, but the company has retained one interesting part of its business: its Places business-to-consumer messaging se

Path Sells Its Social Networking App To Daum Kakao

The company behind the Path social networking app might be looking for a new name. That’s because Dave Morin and crew have sold their social networking app of the same name to Korean messaging heavy

Facebook Tinkers With iPhone Design That Copies Path’s Flyout Buttons

Resistance is futile when it comes to Facebook. If your feature benefits the social network's 1.44 billion users, it doesn't care if you built it for a smaller audience first. Whether it's Twitter's F

Path’s New App Kong Is A Selfie GIF Creation Machine

Kong is an app for iOS and Android that is a big departure from its previous offerings. The new app, being launched today, is designed to create a new type of social interaction built around sharing s

Path Talk Places Launches In The UK, Ireland, Australia And New Zealand

Path, the messaging/social networking company, made a major move towards commerce when it launched its new Talk app this summer. One important component of that app, 'Places', lets business and custom

Path’s Talk App Gets Updated So You Can Send Messages To Places

Path has released a new version of its messaging app that enables users to reach out to businesses via text. Path Talk version 1.1 has added a 'Places' tab alongside 'Messages' and 'People' so that us

Path Will Build An Apple Watch App, But Dave Morin Won’t Talk About Those Acquisition Rumors

Mobile social networking app Path was founded four years ago to help users connect and communicate with the people closest to them. But the startup is looking to branch into launching new apps and exp

Someone Keeps Sending Us Fake Tips About Path

Someone very desperately wants TechCrunch to write about Path. Over the past few weeks, we’ve received over half a dozen tips about layoffs, visitors from China in the office, an Alibaba “partners

Path’s Dave Morin Will Hit Up Disrupt SF 2014 To Talk About How Social Has Changed

As August sets in and the tech world goes on vacation, it signals the return of the best part of every year: TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2014. This is the big show, folks. This is the main stage. And luckil

Foursquare, Quora, Path: What Becomes Of The Underachievers?

Foursquare, Quora, Path. Each is (or was) a Valley darling; each has millions of loyal users; each has raised more than $50 million, albeit nontraditionally, and been valued at $400 million or more --

Gillmor Gang: Pulp Friction

The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — talk FirePhone and its impact on digital transactions in the material world. For starters, it's not really a phone a

Path Looks To Combine Commerce And Messaging With TalkTo Acquisition, Release Of New ‘Talk’ App

It’s been a rough year for private social networking app Path. The company has seen disappointing growth in many major markets, layoffs, and the departure of some key execs over the last 12 mon

Path Finally Closes That Elusive Series C

It’s been a bumpy road for Dave Morin’s Path, as manic rumors over the last year have pegged the “private” social network at once as the subject of lagging growth, shrinking st

Pinterest And Path To Battle Over Letter “P” Logo Trademark

Are the <a target="_blank" href="http://www.path.com">Path</a> and <a target="_blank" href="http://www.pinterest.com">Pinterest</a> logos too similar? Path apparently thinks so. The mobile messaging s
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