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Half of Wattpad Writers Have Written a Story on a Phone or Tablet

wattpadmobile304More than half of Wattpad writers wrote a story from a phone or tablet in 2013, according to new metrics released by the social network for writers. The company also revealed that 85 percent of time spent with the site last year was done through mobile devices.

Wattpad members spent an average of 30 minutes for each session that they engaged with the community. In 2013, writers added 20 million new stories and visitors spent 41 billion minutes spent on the site.

Here is more from the press release: “Last year, more than 53 million connections were made on Wattpad and these connections sparked over 300 million messages, comments and votes. The Wattpad community spent 87 million minutes each day reading and sharing stories from their phones and tablets last year. Readers also created more than 4.4 million story covers and YouTube trailers to support their favorite stories and writers on Wattpad.”

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