If you build it, they will write. That’s what Wattpad bet on 10 years ago, and today the platform hosts more than 2.3 million active writers from all around the world. NBC Universal just announced a partnership with Wattpad to mine the platform’s 300 million original stories (including the 1 million added each week) for original TV programming. This is Hacker collaboration at its finest.
This is just the beginning of a revolution in partnerships and acquisitions of content generators. Stay tuned.