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Wattpad Premium and Wattpad Paid Stories are Now Available Around the World 

July 18, 2019

TORONTO - July 18, 2019 - Wattpad, the global multi-platform entertainment company for original stories, today announced that Wattpad Paid Stories and Wattpad Premium are now available to users around the world.  Wattpad Paid Stories, the ...

Wattpad Elevates Seema Lakhani to Chief Product Officer

June 28, 2019

Wattpad Co-Founder Ivan Yuen will step into the role of Chief Strategy Officer TORONTO - June 28, 2019 - Wattpad, the global multi-platform entertainment company for original stories, today announced that Seema Lakhani has been elevated to ...

Lagardère Studios and Wattpad Announce Exclusive French-Language Partnership

April 29, 2019

Lagardère Studios will be the first French producer to work with Wattpad, and will have first-look rights to adapt French-language content on the platform.Paris - April 23rd, 2019 - Lagardère Studios and Wattpad, the global multiplatform company for ...

Wattpad and Mediacorp partner to bring Singapore stories from written word to national screens

April 23, 2019

New development deal will adapt Wattpad stories for Mediacorp’s streaming and free-to-air platformsBali, Indonesia, 23 April 2019 – Wattpad, the global multiplatform entertainment company for original stories, and Mediacorp, Singapore’s largest ...

Wattpad and Sony Pictures Television Partner for First-Look TV Deal to Develop Original Programming

April 17, 2019

TORONTO - April 17, 2019 - Wattpad, the global multi-platform entertainment company for original stories today announced a partnership with Sony Pictures Television (SPT), one of the television industry's leading content providers, to co-produce ...

Wattpad Launches Wattpad Books, a New Publishing Division to Bring Diverse, Data-Backed Stories to Book-Lovers Everywhere

January 24, 2019

Wattpad Books uses technology and human editorial expertise to find the next global publishing phenomenon among the half a billion story uploads on Wattpad TORONTO - Jan. 24, 2019 - Wattpad, the global multiplatform entertainment company for ...

Wattpad Announces First Country Manager for India

December 06, 2018

Devashish Sharma joins Wattpad in a year of major international expansion and new hiresTORONTO - December 6, 2018 - Wattpad, the global multiplatform entertainment company for original stories, today announced the appointment of Devashish Sharma as ...

Wattpad Announces US Launch for Wattpad Next (Beta) Program, Adding Exclusive Paid Content to the Platform

November 13, 2018

The new monetization program is now open for US Wattpad users, with a fast-follow planned for Spanish-speaking regions and global availability in 2019  TORONTO - Nov. 13, 2018 - Wattpad, the global multiplatform entertainment company for ...

My First Year At Wattpad-Rebecca Sands

May 22, 2018

Looking back at my first year at Wattpad, I am amazed at all the memories packed into just 12 months. You truly never know what you are going to get from one day to the next at Wattpad, which—I have to admit—is one the reasons I love working here so ...

Measuring Diversity: How Wattpad is Approaching Employee Diversity Head-on

August 08, 2017

The following post comes from Allen Lau, Wattpad's co-founder and CEO.I often say that building Wattpad in Toronto was the best decision I ever made. Since our early days, more than 10 years ago, our community of story-lovers has been international ...

Join Us for Social Media Week Toronto (SMWiTO)

June 06, 2016

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

Introducing Wattpad’s New Head of Global Brand Partnerships

January 25, 2016

Wattpad is pleased to welcome Suzanne Spence as our new head of global brand partnerships. In this role, Suzanne will develop innovative partnerships with top brands through our Brand Stories offering. She joins as Wattpad’s first New York-based ...

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 ...

Wattpad launches Brand Stories

July 13, 2015

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Hackday Culture at Wattpad

May 12, 2015

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A look at 2014

December 16, 2014

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Celebrating 8 years of Wattpad

November 05, 2014

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Want To Meet Wattpadders In Your Area?

August 27, 2014

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Posting a New Chapter of the Wattpad Story: Swing for the Fence

April 08, 2014

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What a huge year!

January 06, 2014

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