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Writers and readers go mobile and social at Wattpad

By Agence France - Presse in San Francisco | China Daily | Updated: 2014-10-08 07:59

Allen Lau considers himself living proof that love of good writing is alive and well in the age of streaming video and terse text messages.

The Chinese-Canadian offers as further evidence the 32 million people who each month visit online literature social network Wattpad, which the Hong Kong native and Ivan Yuen launched eight years ago as an online venue for writers and readers to connect.

"Wattpad is the world's largest community for reading and writing," Lau said during a recent visit to San Francisco to meet with investors in the Toronto-based startup.

Writers and readers go mobile and social at Wattpad

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