Wattpad Releases Significant Upgrade to Its New App, Available for iPhone, iTouch and iPad Application

Wattpad has responded to the increase in mobile ereadership by adding several upgrades to its iPhone, iTouch and iPad application. Just in time for the International release of the iPad, readers can now access their favorite ebooks using Wattpad's improved app. As ebooks evolve into multimedia experiences, with embedded imagery, video elements and songs, the new Wattpad app for iPhone/iPad has made it simpler for ereaders to enjoy Wattpad content.

Toronto, Canada, May 28, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Just in time for the International iPad release, Wattpad updates its app for iPhone, iTouch and iPad.

As ereaders continue to flock to mobile devices to read and comment on the latest chapters of their favorite stories, Wattpad has responded with several improvements to its iPhone/iPad app. Now, users can use their iPhone/iPad to vote and share comments on stories and socialize with other readers in the Wattpad community.

“iPhone is by far the most popular device for reading ebooks from Wattpad,” explains Wattpad co-founder CEO and Co-founder Allen Lau. “As Wattpad has become the destination for readers to not only find stories but interact and post comments with other members, we wanted to provide better access to the broad social networking features available on Wattpad’s main site.”

Writers on Wattpad continue to add to their stories by posting You Tube videos, image slideshows and songs; creating unique, multi-media ebooks. The latest version of the Wattpad iPhone/iPad application allows readers to experience these integrated add-ons from their mobile devices, enhancing their reading experience.

Additional features of the Wattpad iPhone/iPad app update include new content discovery features, optimal iPad display, new touch screen controls, enhanced library management and improved offline capabilities. Readers can also save all chapters of a story to their iPhones, iPods and iPads to read offline.

About Wattpad
Founded in 2006, Wattpad’s vision is to revolutionize the way we publish and read written works. Wattpad is now the world's most popular ebook community, where readers and writers discover, share and connect, delivering billions of pages from our library, one of the world's largest collections of originally-created ebooks. Wattpad provides a powerful creative outlet and social media platform for undiscovered and published writers to share what they have written – a romance story, fan fiction, poetry or novel – and attract millions of readers. All the written works are easily discovered on Wattpad's website (www.wattpad.com), mobile site (m.wattpad.com) or through Wattpad apps available on all mobile devices including Apple iPhone/iPad, Android, BlackBerry, Nokia, Samsung and more.

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