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National Geographic Partners with Wattpad for Planet or Plastic? Initiative

October 15, 2018

National Geographic Joins Wattpad to Raise Awareness of the Global Plastic Crisis, Inspire Wattpad Users to Preserve the PlanetTORONTO (October 15, 2018) – National Geographic and Wattpad, the global multiplatform entertainment company for original ...

Introducing Wattpad Labs

June 22, 2017

We’re excited to announce the launch of Wattpad Labs, an innovation lab for emerging products involving a ...

Create Your Own Story in Minutes with Tap by Wattpad

March 31, 2017

For over a decade, Wattpad has provided tools for storytellers to create, discover, and write works easily and effectively. It’s why more that 45 million people choose Wattpad to upload serialized stories , visually exciting multimedia works, ...

Chat-Style Stories Just Got Better With The Latest Tap by Wattpad Update

March 23, 2017

The world has been tapping away since we introduced Tap by Wattpad, an app for short, chat-style stories. The new app lets people discover, create, and share stories told via text messages. Users advance the story forward by tapping to uncover the ...

Meet The Wattpad Stars: Rachel Meinke

December 08, 2016

Today’s featured Wattpad Star is Rachel Meinke. In 2011, Rachel joined Wattpad on the hunt for free stories. After about a month, she gained the courage to post some stories of her own. Rachel believes that social media has taken writing to a new ...

Changing the Face of Entertainment

November 21, 2016

For Head of Wattpad Studios Aron Levitz, Wattpad was never about reading and writing.He recalls a ...

Ten Wattpad Writers Get Their Fairy Tale Ending

October 10, 2016

Once Upon Now Cover Ten Wattpad writers had their publishing ...

#SurviveTheCabin: Interview with New York Times Bestseller Natasha Preston

October 05, 2016

“For months, Summer is trapped in a cellar with the man who took her - and three other girls: Rose, Poppy, and Violet. His perfect, pure flowers. His family. But flowers can't survive long cut off from the sun, and time is running out…” This ...

300 Million Story Uploads and One Big Thanks

September 15, 2016

That’s right. On Wattpad, over 300 million story uploads have been shared to-date. That number’s more than five times larger than the New York Public Library's entire catalog and almost double that of the Library of Congress.At Wattpad, we know that ...

Celebrating 50 Years Of Star Trek With Wattpad Co-founder Ivan Yuen

September 08, 2016

Fifty years ago today, a television series inspired audiences with the wonders of space exploration. With Star Trek, Gene Roddenberry’ put a mirror to our society and asked viewers to ponder the big questions at time when technology was quickly ...

Wattpad Brand Solutions Needs Your Vote!

September 01, 2016

You may have heard of a little conference in Austin Texas called South By Southwest (SXSW). If you haven’t, the festival and conference brings together some of the most cutting edge musical artists, startups, and marketing minds from around the ...

Hone Your Craft With the Wattpad Stars and Skillshare

August 22, 2016

The Wattpad Stars are masters of storytelling for online audiences and they’re eager to share their insights with new writers!Last year, we launched our first collaboration with Skillshare and a Wattpad Star. The talented Rebecca Sky crafted this ...

Meet the Wattpad Stars: Zoe Aarsen

June 27, 2016

alexandra_fletcher_720 When Zoe Aarsen first joined Wattpad, ...

5 Reasons You Should Take Part in The Wattys

June 16, 2016

Last year, The Wattys became the biggest online writing competition on the planet. Our annual writing celebration brought in over 75,000 entries from 180 countries to completely smash records from previous years.The Wattys provide a world of ...

Join Us for Social Media Week Toronto (SMWiTO)

June 06, 2016

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

TV5 and Wattpad Presents: original stories make it big on the small screen

May 30, 2016

Every month, over 45 million people connect with original stories on Wattpad—but for many members of the community, Wattpad is about so much more. In the Philippines, with a user-base of 5 million and counting, Wattpad is one of the country’s most ...

Almost 90% of Wattpad’s 250 Million Stories are Serialized; Find out Why

May 18, 2016

The Wattpad community loves a good story. What many people overlook, however, is that the stories they love are often serialized, episodic, and collaborative. On Wattpad, almost 90 percent of the 250 million uploads shared are serialized. As Megan ...

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, ...

The British Invasion: Wattpad Celebrates the United Kingdom

April 19, 2016

This Thursday, Queen Elizabeth will celebrate her 90th birthday. Later in the week, the world will commemorate 400 years since the death of the great English bard, William Shakespeare. With these incredible milestones around the corner, we wanted to ...

Reading Time for Game of Thrones Fanfiction Spikes On Wattpad Prior to April Premiere

April 13, 2016

Since the release of the first trailer for the new season of Game of Thrones in December, reading time for Game of Thrones fanfiction almost doubled on Wattpad. In that time, people have spent over 25 million minutes with stories related to the ...