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 issue 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 you explicitly told it not to do. Read More >>

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iPad Apps Of The Week: Path, The xx, and More

A natural disaster hit our American cousins' home town on Monday, but the apps of the week don’t sleep. Read More >>

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Path for iPad: Your Small Social Network Gets a Bigger Look

If you’re not so inclined to share every detail of your life with each person you once sat next to in a sociology lecture, you’re probably using Path. As of today, you can enjoy your intimate social network from your iPad. Read More >>

Nike Teams Up with Path to Socialise 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, allowing your friends to cheer you on virtually. Read More >>

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

We've been talking a lot about Path lately, thanks to a privacy issue that caused the US 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. Read More >>

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

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. This is important. Here's why. Read More >>

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Why Apple Is So Wrong About Privacy According to Steve Jobs Himself

Someone found out that Path — and most probably other apps — was stealing your contact data from your iPhone and iPad without telling you about it. This happened because of Path's greediness, but also because Apple is not protecting your privacy as it should. Read More >>

Path Does the Right Thing On User Privacy

The little mobile-only social network kicked up a big privacy debacle by uploading its members address book data to its servers without their knowledge. Today, Path announced that it's deleting that data, and released a new version of its app. Read More >>

Path's Big Mistake

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. Read More >>

Path Will Upload Your Entire Address Book To Its Servers Without Your Permission

While searching for a way to create an OS X app for Path's social network, hacker Arun Thampi stumbled on to something that could raise privacy issues with the app. Read More >>

Path's Latest Update Makes Me Sad

I've written before about how much I like Path, largely because it's so intimate. And I still do like it. But its latest update bums me out. Read More >>

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 huge. Read More >>

The New Internet Will Make You Sad Forever

The web used to be about other people. IMing your friend, emailing your wife, a chatroom with other guinea pig enthusiasts. Now it's turning around. Information is becoming less important than emotion—the web is an empty nostalgia factory. Read More >>


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