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Killer Clowns, The Next Superstar Boy Band and #NoMoreBullying: Wattpad’s 2017 Year in Review

December 13, 2017

Wattpad’s global community of readers and writers supported social causes with stories, love fantastic narratives that mix genres What do werewolves and K-Pop have in common? They are both among the biggest Wattpad trends that inspired readers ...

Lionsgate Taps Tongal and Wattpad to Develop Short Films Inspired by its Highly-Anticipated Film "Wonder"

November 10, 2017

WONDER Author R.J. Palacio and Film Director Stephen Chbosky Selected Winning Stories of When Kindness Prevailed for the #ChooseKind Campaign Los Angeles, CA—November 10, 2017— In anticipation of its upcoming film WONDER, global content leader ...

Introducing Wattpad Premium: Our First-Ever Ad-Free Experience is Now Available to Wattpadders in Canada and the US

October 18, 2017

Since Wattpad was founded over 10 years ago, we’ve always prided ourselves on our commitment to listening ...

eOne and Wattpad Announce Content Partnership

October 02, 2017

Today we are thrilled to announce a partnership with Entertainment One (eOne)! The content partnership will see eOne source original television, feature film and virtual reality projects from the more than 400 million story uploads on Wattpad. ...

A Look Into the Guadalajara Book Fair

January 20, 2017

Around the world, people love to connect with, share, and discover great stories. It’s why over 45 million people spend more than 15 billion minutes on Wattpad every month.Of the many communities on Wattpad, Mexico is one of the largest and most ...

10 Things To Love About Wattpad

November 16, 2016

Wattpad is 10 years old!! To celebrate, we’re highlighting some of the things that helped shape our app and community. Today we’ll look at 10 features on Wattpad that dramatically changed how people around the world discover and share stories.Inline ...

Wattpad at Banff World Media Festival

June 08, 2016

On Sunday June 12th the Banff World Media Festival, a conference that brings top leaders from across the media landscape to the Canadian Rockies kicks off in beautiful Banff Alberta.Recently Wattpad announced the launch of Wattpad Studios. Operating ...

In The Battle For Fans’ Attention, Batman beats Superman

March 25, 2016

Today marks a moment that comic book fans around the world have been waiting for: the release of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Since the first trailer was released in April, people have spent over 165 million minutes reading Batman and ...

Connecting People with the Content That Matters To Them

March 21, 2016

Content discovery is a massive challenge for any user-generated content platform. With millions of stories available on Wattpad, our product and engineering teams work tirelessly to ensure the right content is put in front of the right people, and ...

Fans of the Divergent series spike engagement on Wattpad

March 18, 2016

Today, the latest installment of the Divergent franchise, Allegiant, hits screens across North America. The bestselling novels and blockbuster films have generated a huge community of fans, many of whom take their love for the series to the next ...

Wattpad, Top Marketers and Influencers Talk Brand Storytelling at Social Media Week

February 25, 2016

At Social Media Week New York, Wattpad Head of Global Brand Partnerships, Suzanne Spence, will moderate a panel called Your Brand, Their Story: Exploring The Shift In Content Creation and Consumption. The event takes place at the SVA Theatre (EDU ...

Allen Lau contributes his insights to Entrepreneur Online

January 13, 2016

This post is brought to you by Wattpad Co-Founder and CEO Allen Lau.Wattpad CEO and Co-Founder, Allen Lau, is the newest contributor to the most widely used website by entrepreneurs and leaders in business worldwide, Entrepreneur. You can read his ...

Announcing After Dark: a new app for romance readers 17+

February 26, 2015

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100 Million Strong

February 03, 2015

Over the weekend, Wattpad celebrated its 100 millionth upload. Every one of those uploads have now become a part of the Wattpad story, and we couldn’t be happier about sharing this story with all of you who have shared your own stories on Wattpad.If ...

Wattpad & Google bring you stories Now

January 30, 2015

Wattpad has partnered with Google to make it easier for Wattpadders to keep track of their stories on Android through Now cards in the Google app. Now cards already bring you helpful info before you have to ask, and now they’ll also bring you ...

Welcome to the Block Party

January 22, 2015

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Read Sandra Brown’s Mirror Image free on Wattpad

December 12, 2014

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Have a Spooky Halloween!

October 31, 2014

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#JustWriteIt: A 30 Day Writing Challenge

October 24, 2014

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Yes Please by Amy Poehler Contest

October 10, 2014

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