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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 ...

Wattpad Data Predicts Winners for the 2016 MTV Movie Awards

April 08, 2016

The Wattpad community is powered by fans. Every month, over 40 million people use Wattpad to connect over stories about the things they love. Celebrities, popular fandoms, and iconic characters are woven into many of the stories shared on ...

Comedy Spotlight: Humor writer Andrew Shaffer on how Wattpad helps his comedy writing

April 01, 2016

There are people who claim they don’t suffer fools gladly. We think those people are probably lying. April Fools’ Day is a 24-hour window where it’s socially acceptable to test the limits of our own comedic tomfoolery - and shed light on those who ...

For the love of stories - Valentine’s Day on Wattpad

February 18, 2016

Every month, people spend 13 billion minutes on Wattpad and romance is one of our most popular categories. This got us wondering: What kind of stories peak around Valentine’s Day? Are there topics or people that spike on this day of love?  This ...

Wattpad introduces new multimedia feature - Writers can add animated .GIFs, images, and videos directly in stories

November 18, 2015

Today, Wattpad starts the roll out of one of our biggest product updates ever: multimedia in stories. Multimedia is one of the most requested features by the community, and initial response to the new feature has been overwhelming. ...

3 BIG reasons why storytelling is crucial to your brand

August 05, 2015

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Mega Trends and the future of reading and writing

June 17, 2015

This post is brought to you by Wattpad Co-Founder and CEO Allen Lau.It is a golden era for technology companies. In the past, new technologies emerged as people built from existing ideas; improving and iterating on old designs and knowledge. From ...

Mary Meeker’s 2015 Internet Trends Report

June 03, 2015

This year marks the 20th anniversary for Mary Meeker’s annual report on Internet Trends. Since the mid-90s, Mary has provided key insights into the evolving Internet; earning her the title of "Queen of the Net." Her “must-read” report frequently ...