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Wattpad Announces 80 Million Monthly User Milestone

August 15, 2019

Users have grown 23 percent in a year of continued international expansionTORONTO - August 15, 2019 - Wattpad, the global multi-platform entertainment company for original stories, today announced that the platform has surpassed 80 million monthly ...

Penguin Random House UK collaborates with Wattpad Books to bring global Wattpad hits to readers in the UK

August 08, 2019

LONDON – 8 August 2019 – Penguin Random House UK today announced that it is collaborating with Wattpad Books, the new direct publishing division from Wattpad, to bring Wattpad Books titles to the UK.  Combining human editorial expertise with ...

Wattpad Premium and Wattpad Paid Stories are Now Available Around the World 

July 18, 2019

TORONTO - July 18, 2019 - Wattpad, the global multi-platform entertainment company for original stories, today announced that Wattpad Paid Stories and Wattpad Premium are now available to users around the world.  Wattpad Paid Stories, the ...

Penguin Random House India Partners with Wattpad to Showcase Exclusive Content and Innovative Promotions

July 08, 2019

New Delhi/Mumbai, 9 July 2019: Penguin Random House India announces a new collaboration with Wattpad, the world’s largest social storytelling platform.  In this partnership, authors of the publishing house will be featured on the storytelling ...

Lagardère Studios and Wattpad Announce Exclusive French-Language Partnership

April 29, 2019

Lagardère Studios will be the first French producer to work with Wattpad, and will have first-look rights to adapt French-language content on the platform.Paris - April 23rd, 2019 - Lagardère Studios and Wattpad, the global multiplatform company for ...

Wattpad and Mediacorp partner to bring Singapore stories from written word to national screens

April 23, 2019

New development deal will adapt Wattpad stories for Mediacorp’s streaming and free-to-air platformsBali, Indonesia, 23 April 2019 – Wattpad, the global multiplatform entertainment company for original stories, and Mediacorp, Singapore’s largest ...

Transforming Entertainment with the Best Minds in Arts and Sciences

March 07, 2018

For close to 12 years, Wattpad has been disrupting entertainment and transforming how people find and experience stories. Our roots are in social storytelling--something we continue to dominate in nearly every market on the planet--but today, we are ...

Scaling the Future: Allen Lau's Advice for Writing Professional Email

April 12, 2017

Wattpad Co-founder and CEO Allen Lau is one of the newest contributors to INC.com, a leading site for business news, ideas, and inspiration. His Column, Scaling the Future, will examine the challenges startups face in the innovation economy. It ...

Scaling the Future: Allen Lau on Why Diversity in the Workforce Can Be Your Major Advantage

March 27, 2017

Wattpad Co-founder and CEO Allen Lau is one of the newest contributors to INC.com, a leading site for business news, ideas, and inspiration. His Column, Scaling the Future, will examine the challenges startups face in the innovation economy. It ...

Scaling The Future: Allen Lau to Contribute Insights to INC

March 03, 2017

Wattpad Co-founder and CEO Allen Lau is one of the newest contributors to INC.com, a leading site for business news, ideas, and inspiration. His Column, Scaling the Future, will examine the challenges startups face in the innovation economy. It will ...

Generosity is The Key To Community Development

December 14, 2016

Last month marked 10 years of Wattpad. We celebrated this journey with our global community and released our plans to change the face of entertainment in the years to come. Wattpad’s Head of Creators Melissa Nightingale and Head of Audience Jeanne ...

Happy Birthday Wattpad!

November 11, 2016

Wattpad 10th Anniversary Banner This month we’re celebrating ...

Wattpad Named CIX 2016 ‘Innovator of the Year’ Recipient

September 27, 2016

Toronto-based company wins award for transforming entertainment industry The Canadian Innovation Exchange announced today that Wattpad one of Canada’s fastest growing companies, has been named CIX 2016 Innovator of the Year. Wattpad has transformed ...

Meet the Wattpad Stars: Zoe Aarsen

June 27, 2016

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The World’s Largest Online Writing Contest Gets Even Bigger

June 19, 2016

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Join Us for Social Media Week Toronto (SMWiTO)

June 06, 2016

SMW_0001_to (2) As part of Social Media Week Toronto Wattpad ...

Meet the Wattpad Stars: Shaun Allan

May 27, 2016

photo of writer Shaun Allan Now that Wattpad has gone ...

Join Wattpad at Social Media Week LA

May 15, 2016

On Friday, June 10th at 4:00 PM PST, Wattpad will host a session at Social Media Week LA called How Social Storytelling is Changing Entertainment Marketing. The session, hosted by Wattpad and moderated by Wattpad’s Director of Brand Partnerships, ...

Captain America: Civil War Causes Colossal Engagement Spike on Wattpad

May 05, 2016

Fandoms Assemble! On Friday, Marvel fans will flood theaters across the world to watch Captain America: Civil War. We know that fans use Wattpad as a way to connect with their favorite characters, storylines, and universes in the lead up to major ...

Introducing Wattpad Studios - Aron Levitz will lead new division as head of Wattpad Studios

April 25, 2016

At Wattpad, we believe that the future of entertainment will be driven by communities of storytellers and backed by powerful data and insights. Today, we are one step closer to this future with the introduction of Wattpad Studios. Operating like a ...