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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 ...
Comedy Spotlight: Humor writer Andrew Shaffer on how Wattpad helps his comedy writing
April 01, 2016
There are people who claim they don’t suffer fools gladly. We think those people are probably lying. April Fools’ Day is a 24-hour window where it’s socially acceptable to test the limits of our own comedic tomfoolery - and shed light on those who ...
Nonfiction Surges on Wattpad, Creates New Opportunities for Nonprofits
March 09, 2016
While fiction can help us escape into imagined worlds, stories based on fact help us connect and find meaning in the world we live in. Last month, people spent 18 million minutes reading nonfiction stories on Wattpad. Many of these stories were ...
Wattpad Helps Nonprofits Grow Their Audience
February 29, 2016
Wattpad launched a new website to provide support, advice, and inspiration for nonprofits who want to engage audiences with unique content related to their charitable initiatives.The Wattpad community is passionate about social change, and ...
Wattpad & GBC-Education’s Global Education Platform Launch India’s Largest Ever Digital Writing Contest
October 05, 2015
Pencils of Promise and World Literacy Day are cause for celebration
September 08, 2015
Today is World Literacy Day, which at Wattpad, holds a very special place in our hearts. Access to quality education is something so easily taken for granted in parts of the world where it’s readily available, which is why we’re raising awareness ...