Path Brings Nike+ Integration Into The Mix, Also Adds New Music and Photo Features

Path Nike Plus Integration

Path MobileMobile social network Path on Thursday rolled out version 2.1 of its iPhone app and included in that update is the ability to sync your Nike+ account with the mobile network.

By connecting a Path account with a Nike+ account users are able to automatically share their personalized Nike+ information with friends. Users can see how long you ran for, how far you ran, the best pace you kept and the exact route you ran using mapping technology.

The application is also expected to share Nike+ Fuelband data once that technology is made available.

The new update wasn’t just about Nike+ however, the new version of Path also offers Music and Photo story sections.

With the “Music Math” option users can push a single “record” button and hold their phone up to a music source to determine which song they are listening to just like the popular iPhone app Shazam. The program then allows you to share that song with your friends on Path if you choose to do so.  [Read more…]

Path iPhone App Finally Gets Commenting Feature

Path Chat iPhone App

Path Chat iPhone AppAfter receiving $8.65 million in funding last week, mobile social networking startup Path has finally announced the launch of a commenting feature for their iPhone application.

Known as Path Chat, the feature can be found when users download version 1.4 of the program, an update that was released to the general public on Monday.

Previously users only had the option of adding emoticons to photos as a means of commenting or through direct text messages to users, the new features simply adds traditional commenting to the mobile platform. [Read more…]

Path’s “Personal Network” Startup Receives Big Funding Round

Path Social Network

Path Social NetworkFor web users who want a more intimate social networking experience Path with their mobile platform that offers only a 50 friend limit has become a popular destination and today the company has announced a round of Series A funding.

The company’s newest round of funding brings with it $8.65 million from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Index Ventures, Digital Garage Japan and First Round Capital.

That money comes after $2.5 million was originally raised in Angel funding from Index and First Round.

Path was founded by former Facebook employee Dave Morin and several other big names in tech and the site promises to keep away spammers by limiting the size of a persons network, leaving users to more closely choose who they accept into their network. [Read more…]