Path receives major 2.0 update

Path, a social networking app released over a year ago by David Morin (co-founder and CEO of Path and the man responsible for Facebook Connect), has received its biggest update yet. With version 2.0, Path is described as a “smart journal” and can do so much more than just being able to share photos with your Path contacts.

Path is the Smart Journal that helps you share life with the ones you love — your thoughts, the music you’re listening to, where you are, who you’re with, when you wake and when you sleep, and beautiful high quality photos and videos. And for those of you who like to share on public networks like Twitter, Foursquare, and Facebook, you can easily check-in, upload photos and videos, and tweet directly from Path.

Think of it as a journal app that can be used to record day-to-day stuff, much like how you can collect and store notes/documents on Evernote – but with a social twist. You can keep any post to yourself by turning on the private option, or simply share them with others. Unlike Facebook however, you’re limited to having 150 Path contacts, which ensures that you’ll only be sharing things with close friends and family. Take a look at the two demo videos below; they’ll give new users a quick rundown of Path’s latest update.

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What’s New in Version 2.0

★ New Design — We’ve re-imagined what Path is with a brand new design and new stories.
★ Covers — Decorate your Path with a large beautiful photo, like wallpaper for your Path.
★ Automatic — A journal that writes itself, Path can recognize when you spend time in a new neighborhood or visit a new city and records it for you automatically.
★ Music — Share and enjoy what you’re listening to with your Path friends.
★ Sleep — Record your sleep schedule to your Path with correct moon phases and number of hours slept.
★ Check-in — Let your friends know where you are by sharing places on Path. And if you like, check-in on Foursquare too!
★ Private — Keep any post to yourself with a simple private option, or just share with your friends on Path.
★ Notifications — Receive better push notifications directly to your iPhone or iPod touch.
★ Settings — Customize your email and notification preferences from within Path.
★ Share — Easily post to Facebook, Twitter, and Foursquare directly from Path.

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