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** Path is the smart journal that helps you share life with the ones you
love. **

Launched in November of 2010, Path has grown to include over five million
people sharing life with close friends and family all over the world. The
company is headquartered in downtown San Francisco.

*Our Values*


Path should provide you with the simple way to keep a journal, or "Path,"
of your life on the go.


Path should help you authentically express yourself and share your personal
life with loved ones.


Path should provide you with a quality network, superior experience, and
the fastest performance.


Path should delight you through design, information, and communication.


Path should learn about you as time goes on. It should help you see
interesting patterns in your life, and the lives of your loved ones. It
should learn to write itself, and require less effort from you over time.


Path should be private by default. Forever. You should always be in control
of your information and experience.

*Our Product*


Keep a personal journal, or "Path", of your life.


Keep up with the lives of your loved ones through a single feed.


One button to post beautiful photos and videos, who you are with, where you
are, what you are listening to, what you are thinking, and when you go to
bed and wake up.


Capture beautiful photos and videos using world class mobile camera
technology. Including 8 free and 4 premium Lenses to filter your photo and
video moments in real-time into beautiful works of art.


Path learns about you and automatically posts when you go to a different


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Path (social network) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


** Path (social network) **

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Type Private
Foundation date San Francisco, California
Headquarters San Francisco, California, United States
Area served Worldwide
Founder(s) Dave Morin
Shawn Fanning
Dustin Mierau
Key people Dave Morin
Shawn Fanning
Dustin Mierau
Employees 25
Type of site Social networking
Registration Required
Available in English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean,
Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Dutch, Russian
Launched November 2010
Current status Active

*Path* is a social networking-enabled photo sharing and messaging^[1]
service for mobile devices, launched in November 2010. The service allows
users to share with their close friends and family.^[2]

Dave Morin, Co-founder and CEO, says: “Our long-term grand vision here
is to build a network that is very high quality and that people feel
comfortable contributing to at any time.” ^[2]

The company began with an iPhone application and a website and released an
Android version later. The company competes with other social networks such
as Instagram.^[3]

Based in San Francisco, California, the company was founded by Shawn
Fanning and former Facebook executive Dave Morin.^[4] Path's initial $2.5
million funding round^[1] included Ron Conway, Index Ventures, First Round
Capital, Ashton Kutcher, Kevin Rose, Marc Benioff, Chris Kelly, and
others.^[4] It subsequently raised $30 million in venture capital from
Redpoint Ventures.


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· 2 History
· 3 Controversies
· 4 Spam Texts
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Users update their stream on Path by posting photos, adding tags for
people, places, and things.^[5]

Path limits each user's social network to 150 friends to encourage users to


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