'Squid Game' documents may show how Netflix rates the success of its content

Netflix has always closely guarded the exact streaming metrics that may reveal why programs are considered a success… or cancelled. That black box cracked open a bit with documents obtained by Bloomberg detailing the company’s scores for “impact value” and “efficiency.” An example of that is Squid Game, which generated $891.1 million in impact value on a budget of just $21.4 million for an efficiency of 41.7X, according to Bloomberg‘s latest report. 

The documents first came to light with Dave Chappelle’s controversial special after the company fired an employee for supposedly leaking confidential information about the show’s viewing data. (That employee reportedly spoke out against leaks to colleagues, according

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