Topics: 2009, BlackBerry App World, App Store Pages: 2 (640 words) Published: December 14, 2013
Nowadays, people, especially teenagers tend to be a fan of social networking sites such as facebook and twitter…
But it is no just social networking…There are also sites for reading unlimited stories --- Wattpad…
Wattpad is an online community themed around writing and story-telling. Users are able to post articles, stories, and poems about anything either online or through the Wattpad app. The content includes work by undiscovered and published writers. Users are able to comment and like stories or join groups associated with the website. Around five in ten users are U.S. based; traffic also comes from the U.K., Canada, the Philippines, Australia, and more.

Wattpad originated in 2006,as a result of a collaboration between Allen Yau and Ivan Yuen…In February 2007, Wattpad announced the addition of over 17,000 eBooks from Project Gutenberg making them available to mobile users.According to a June 2009 Wattpad press release, the mobile application had been downloaded over 5 million times.In March 2009, an iPhone version was released. This was followed by the launch on BlackBerry App World in April 2009, Google Android in June 2009 and Apple iPad in April 2010.

The most frequently voted stories (every day) appear on the "What's Hot List". These stats change daily, due to reads and votes by other users. According to the profiles visible on the site, many of these authors are teenagers. Wattpad's users mainly consist of women who massively outnumber the few men users.

Wattpad also has a Featured Story list, which promotes content reviewed and approved by staff and an editorial review board. Many of these featured stories are written by self-published and professional writers from different genres.

There are stories that are published because of Wattpad --- wherein the authors became popular because of this site…
Some of these published stories are ‘Diary ng Panget books 1-4’ by HaveYouSeenThisGirl(Denny)...
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