Wattpad: Entertainment industry disruptor or partner? September 14th, 2020 With more than 80 million monthly users, Wattpad is the world's most-loved social storytelling platform. Beyond the raw numbers, Wattpad developed two powerful assets: (1) a loyal base of people who spend hours reading, writing, and encouraging others within the Wattpad community, and (2) detailed information about the types of stories and genres that spark the greatest amount of interest.

Wattpad has begun leveraging their position to secure book and movie deals for some of their contributors. For example, Netflix scored a huge hit with The Kissing Booth — a movie that was adapted from an original story on Wattpad.

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