In the four years since it debuted, photo sharing/social networking/moments app Path has twisted, turned, pivoted and morphed so often that it’s hard to really describe the service in a single breath.
If you want to use the company’s own words, it bills itself as a “quality, private social network,” and in its initial incarnation as a photo-sharing app that gave each user a 50-friend limit, it appeared to be the private person’s rebuttal to Facebook, where CEO Dave Morin co-invented Facebook’s application platform, Facebook Connect. Nowadays, that photo sharing is accompanied by messaging, ambient location tracking, archiving major life milestones, and interacting with friends.
Aside from that laundry list of functions, Path also allows users to shoot, edit and filter their photos just like Instagram (s fb), send one-to-one messages with stickers like Line and other similar messaging products and create private circles similar to Google+ (s goog). These…
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