By Jon Russell
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 closing its doors, according to an announcement made today.
The eight-year-old service will close down in one month — October 18 — but it will be removed from the App Store and Google Play on October 1. Any remaining users have until October 18 to download a copy of their data, which can be done here.
It is with deep regret to announce that Path service will be discontinued. It has been a long journey and we sincerely thank each one of you for your years of love and support Path.
Please visit here https://t.co/2MFh5A7C23 for more details. pic.twitter.com/rczKgx6ooW
— Path (@path) September 17, 2018
Path was founded by former Facebook product manager Dave Morin, and ex-Napster duo Dustin Mierau and Shawn Fanning . The company burst onto the scene in 2010 with a mobile social networking app that was visually pleasing and …read more
Source: Tech Crunch