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Almost 90% of Wattpad’s 250 Million Stories are Serialized; Find out Why

May 18, 2016

The Wattpad community loves a good story. What many people overlook, however, is that the stories they love are often serialized, episodic, and collaborative. On Wattpad, almost 90 percent of the 250 million uploads shared are serialized. As Megan ...

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 ...

Wattpad and Coca-Cola are up for Two Digiday Content Marketing Awards

April 12, 2016

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Why Online Influencers like Tyler Oakley Thrive on Wattpad

April 05, 2016

To promote the fall release of his first novel, Binge, YouTube Star Tyler Oakley released excerpts of the book on Wattpad, to the surprise and delight of his many fans. To date, people have spent over one million minutes engaged with the excerpts - ...

The UnSlut Project: How a Private Diary Became a Social Movement

February 26, 2016

In 2013, Emily Lindin did something incredibly brave. She shared her grade-school diary that chronicled her experiences being labeled the school ‘slut’ with the world. Emily hoped it would put a spotlight on an issue young women face all too often: ...

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 Announces Winners of the World’s Largest Online Writing Contest - Over 180 countries took part in The Wattys 2015

November 23, 2015

Today we announce the winners of The Wattys, our annual writing contest. The Wattys recognizes the most-loved stories from the millions available on Wattpad. Winners were selected from around the world and shared stories in more than a dozen ...

Wattpad introduces new multimedia feature - Writers can add animated .GIFs, images, and videos directly in stories

November 18, 2015

Today, Wattpad starts the roll out of one of our biggest product updates ever: multimedia in stories. Multimedia is one of the most requested features by the community, and initial response to the new feature has been overwhelming. ...

Wattpad collaborates with Skillshare for online writing class

September 15, 2015

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Wattpad introduces Wattpad Stars to support viral writers and jumpstart careers

September 15, 2015

Wattpad is proud to announce Wattpad Stars, an accelerator for top writers. The program helps writers take their skills to the next level, and provides brands and publishers with an opportunity to tap into Wattpad’s roster of talented digital ...

Wattpad’s Writer’s Hub demystifies the art of social storytelling

August 12, 2015

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