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Nina Lassam presents Wattpad

August's Transmedia NYC Meetup will be awesome! 

We welcome Nina Lassam, who will present Wattpad (think YouTube for ebooks).  Wattpad is a new form of entertainment where readers and writers interact, share content and tell stories across text, video, images and through the conversations they engage in. Wattpad stories are always available everywhere online and offline. Anyone can read a Wattpad story and interact with writers and other readers on the web and through mobile platforms available for over 1,000 different devices.

You can find Wattpad at
On Tumblr:
On Instagram: @wattpad
On Twitter: @wattpad
On Facebook:

Nina Lassam works at Wattpad, the unlimited digital storytelling community available online and through 1,000+ 
mobile apps. She has written on the changing landscape of 
eBooks for The Huffington Post, Girls in Tech, Electric Literature 
and is a contributor to an upcoming bookon typograph and language. Nina received her MA from the University of 
Toronto, where she studied at the Marshall McLuhan Institute. 
You can find her on Twitter @nlassam

This meetup will be streamed here:

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  • A former member
    A former member

    great presentation and question / answer session.

    August 31, 2011

  • Mike K.

    Great presentation by Nina. Wattpad is very inspirational and a great model for other creative communities.

    August 31, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thank you for livestream. Enjoyed Nina's presentation. And all the news shared at the end - very exciting!

    August 31, 2011

  • Will K.

    Spent some more time on Wattpad today - skews heavily to YA fiction and a matching fanbase, but the concept is solid. Liked the discussion on "how we historically talked about fiction" - and how it's evolving.

    August 31, 2011

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