WattPadPresents is a special multimedia program that the reading and writing platform uses in The Philippines to leverage TV and film for authors.
In its arrangement with PRH India, Canada’s Wattpad will introduce some of the publisher’s writers to Wattpad readers, rather than generating content from the platform.
Canadian reading platform Wattpad expands its footprint in the Philippines: it’s launching a new YA and romance imprint, Bliss Books, with Anvil Publishing.
The original Hay Festival opens ticket sales on events in its 2019 Wales program, as Wattpad announces the establishment of a country office in India.
The quietly implemented Wattpad Next beta is limited to four markets and uses a select group of writers. But this short-term program could mean a lasting change for writers and readers who want to reward them for their stories.
Wattpad signs an agreement with video streaming and production company iflix to produce films based on Wattpad’s Indonesian content.
With more than 905,000 reads at Wattpad to date, the first installment of author Kara Barbieri’s ‘Permafrost’ trilogy has a January release date, potentially the next platform-born Big Five YA bestseller.
After gathering new funding, Wattpad announces expanded efforts in development of film and digital content in Southeast Asian markets. Dexter Ong of 21st Century Fox Asia is tapped to lead from Hong Kong.
‘You’ve been matched with a very reckless god. It’s Cupid, himself. And he’s coming for you.’ Wattpad releases its first screen project of 2018.
Wattpad’s data team reveals 2017’s most popular topics for fan fiction and original writing among the platform’s young adult Millennial and Gen Z readers.