Path Adds Social Profile Discovery Via QR Codes

Path Adds QR Codes

Path mobile users can now find friends by scanning their personally created Path QR code.

To use the system the users produces their personal QR code and then they display that code for other users to scan. Using the old system users needed to search for one another by name and then narrow down any results they were given.

QR codes have become a popular form of social discovery for apps that now include Highlight and Banjo among others. Facebook took a different approach with its “Friends Nearby” feature.

While QR codes are not new they are gaining new live. For example, bitcoin app Coinbase now allows for person-to-person transfers via QR codes.

The Path update also bring a few more utilities for stickers and it supports easier sorting of a user’s list of friends which helps group messaging.

Do you like the idea of social discovery via QR codes?

Path Adds QR Codes

Kokou Adzo

Kokou Adzo is a seasoned professional with a strong background in growth strategies and editorial responsibilities. Kokou has been instrumental in driving companies' expansion and fortifying their market presence. His academic credentials underscore his expertise; having studied Communication at the Università degli Studi di Siena (Italy), he later honed his skills in growth hacking at the Growth Tribe Academy (Amsterdam).


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