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Wattpad and Times Bridge Announce Strategic Partnership to Grow Wattpad’s Presence in India

March 13, 2019

TORONTO - March. 13, 2019 - Wattpad, the global multi-platform entertainment company for original stories, and Times Bridge, the global investments and partnerships arm of The Times Group, today announced a new partnership and strategic ...

Diversity & Inclusion at Wattpad 2018 - Building a Company for Everyone

August 23, 2018

By Seema Lakhani, Wattpad’s Head of Product and Head of Wattpad Labs2018 has been a year of challenge and (some) change for the diversity movement in tech. The struggles of minority groups in the industry are finally a mainstream conversation, even ...

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 ...

Create Your Own Stories - Chat-Style - with Tap by Wattpad

March 07, 2017

Last week we released Tap by Wattpad to the delight of the global Wattpad community. Tap by Wattpad is a free app for short, chat-style stories. The stories unfold via chat messages, as if you’re reading someone’s text conversation. You move the ...

Wattpad’s Allen Lau Drafts Open Letter With The Canadian Tech Community in Response to Donald Trump’s Executive Order

January 30, 2017

In response to President Donald Trump’s executive order to ban entry to the United States for citizens of seven countries, several Canadian technology leaders, including Wattpad’s own Co-founder and CEO Allen Lau, shared the following open letter on ...

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 ...

Wattpad Interviews 2015 Watty Award Winner Ekene Ugbaja

June 30, 2016

The Wattys are back and bigger than ever. To get you ready for this year’s edition, we interviewed 2015 Watty Award winner, Ekene Ugbaja, and got his thoughts on writing, The Wattys, and being part of the Wattpad community.Ekene is a Nigerian born ...

Wattpad Celebrates Pride Month

June 24, 2016

It’s been a year since Wattpad launched the official LGBTQ+ profile in celebration of World Pride Month. Since then, over 5 million stories tagged with LGBTQ+ have been shared by the passionate community. People have also spent almost five billion ...

Meet the Wattpad Stars: Jen Wilde

June 02, 2016

Today we introduce you to Jen Wilde, Aussie fangirl extraordinaire with a penchant for zombies and the paranormal. Jen joined Wattpad in 2012 and was instantly hooked. Today, her stories have received over four million reads and her writing has been ...

Brand Stories: The Royals Rule Wattpad

May 25, 2016

Steamy scandal. High drama. The monarchy. These ingredients combine to create the types of stories that satisfy the insatiable appetites of many members of the Wattpad community. When E!’s breakout first original scripted series The Royals was set ...

Bots, Books, and BIockbuster News From Wattpad

May 13, 2016

If you’re following the news in places like The Hollywood Reporter, Bloomberg, and Mashable, you may have heard about our entertainment division, Wattpad Studios. With all the buzz around this exciting announcement, it was easy to miss some ...

LOL and The World Laughs With You

March 31, 2016

On Wattpad, humor is a way to connect with others. After all, sharing a laugh is often the quickest way to relate to someone else. In the last 30 days, people spent over 150 million minutes reading humorous stories on Wattpad. That’s roughly 285 ...

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 ...

The 10 Reasons Indie Authors Should Write on Wattpad

January 28, 2016

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I843-TEqHKUIf you’re an indie author you know all too well the work that’s required to create, edit, market and sell your work. Chances are you have a good system for how to promote yourself, but if you’re like most, ...

Wattpad collaborates with Skillshare for online writing class

September 15, 2015

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3 BIG reasons why storytelling is crucial to your brand

August 05, 2015

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Wattpad will remain free. Forever.

June 23, 2014

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How Wattpad Works: A Beginners Guide

March 28, 2014

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The Story Widget: a new story sharing tool

October 03, 2013

http://embed.wattpad.com/story/7480274We recently introduced an exciting new way to share the Wattpad stories you love: the Wattpad Story Widget! This widget allows you to more easily share stories on your blog, Tumblr, or other websites by ...

Investing in Wattpad's Future

June 06, 2012

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