Did Path Screw Up and Steal Your Data Again?

Yikes. Path, which got in trouble around this time last year for stealing your entire address book without your permission, might have another privacy snafu on its hands. The app will automatically geotag your photos even when you've completely disabled Location Services for the Path app. It's basically doing something … » 2/01/13 7:16pm 2/01/13 7:16pm

Nike Teams with Path to Socialize Your Runs

Path seems to have bounced back from last month's privacy kerfuffle quite handily. The app maker announced today that its API will be integrated into Nike's running apps and accessories. » 3/09/12 2:40am 3/09/12 2:40am

Path Is Also Planning to Nuke Tappable Links (And Why That's a Good…

We've been talking a lot about Path lately, thanks to a privacy issue that caused Congress to nastrygram Apple, and Apple to change policy. And just like Path rectified its privacy problem, it's got another impending fix I'm happy about. » 2/16/12 12:17pm 2/16/12 12:17pm

Why You Should Be Pissed That Apple Lets Developers Take Your Contact…

We've made a big deal about Apple allowing app developers to download and store the address books of iPhone users. As have many others. And while it's easy to shrug and assume that it won't affect you in any tangible way, you shouldn't. » 2/15/12 2:09pm 2/15/12 2:09pm

Here's the Letter Congress Sent to Apple Asking What the Hell Is Going…

Path messed up. The app was collecting address book data without user permission and it pissed off a lot of people. Now even Congress is getting involved, wondering what the hell happened. Congress has sent a letter to Apple asking questions and demanding answers. » 2/15/12 12:10pm 2/15/12 12:10pm

Path's Big Mistake (Updated)

Facebook is a privacy disaster. Nobody with an iota of sense really trusts it to respect their privacy. Which is precisely one of Path's big selling points: It's got better privacy. Or so it seemed. But then it surprised everyone. (Updated) » 2/08/12 2:40pm 2/08/12 2:40pm

The Social Network That Stole Christmas

Imagine a social network that combines the voyeurism of Facebook with the visual intimacy of Instagram, the real-time newsreel of Twitter with the exclusiveness of a backyard barbecue. It exists. It's Path. And over the past few weeks it's forever changed how I see my own little slice of the world. It's going to be… » 1/03/12 1:00pm 1/03/12 1:00pm