Today, Ricky Van Veen took the stage at NATPE to brief the buyers, producers and sellers about Facebook Watch. Aside from announcing three talent-forward formats, Van Veen shed light on what is working for Facebook Watch. We've been speaking with producers and partners who have shows on Facebook Watch to hear their sides of what's working and what's not. So, for fun, we decided to compare the observations Van Veen shared with what partners are finding and being told from Facebook's team, from how shows are being "ranked" by Facebook, to programming decisions and how shows are being "discovered."
On Metrics: "Retention is crucial."
Publishers: "Facebook doesn't care about views, they care about watch time, so they've told us, 'don't ...
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