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The Master Plan

November 30, 2016

The following post is written by Wattpad Co-founder and CEO Allen Lau.I wish I had written a blog post ...

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 ...

Judgement Day: Dystopian Science Fiction on Wattpad

August 29, 2016

Brace yourselves. The Terminator franchise marks today as the date when artificial intelligence overtakes the planet! In 1984, the first Terminator film wowed audiences with a high-concept premise, stunning action, and iconic visuals. The Terminator ...

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 ...

From Zero to 40 Million: A Look Back at Nine Years of Wattpad

November 09, 2015

This post is brought to you by Wattpad Co-Founders Allen Lau & Ivan Yuen.Today, Wattpad turns nine. Around this time of year, Ivan and I always get a bit nostalgic as notifications pour in from people around the world wishing Wattpad a happy ...

How Wattpad is Driving Influence in the Global Entertainment Space

September 30, 2015

In September 2014, something unprecedented happened in the Philippines, one of our most highly engaged countries. Wattpad partnered with the Kapatid Network to make some of the most popular Filipino Wattpad stories into a primetime mini-series ...

TL;DR? More like books FTW!

September 11, 2015

Survey reveals majority of US teens spent the summer reading. Actual books. We live in an era with short forms and acronyms for everything, emojis to substitute a host of complex emotions, and countless additional forms of distraction built into a ...