Path app to offer searches
than 1 billon users the option to download everything they have shared on the service.
It has become easier this year for Facebook users to look at their past musings and photos as the service converted people’s profiles into a timeline that sorts content by the month it was shared.
Path, another social network founded by former Facebook executive Dave Morin, is also trying to position itself as a treasure chest of memo- ries.
A new feature released Thursday in an update to Path’s mobile app allows users to search their past posts on devices running on Apple and Android software.
The content can be quickly retrieved by typing in their friends’ names, a specific event or time of year, or just a phrase encapsulating a vacation highlight, such as “hiking in Kauai.”