Facebook hires CollegeHumor co-founder to work with the media
Facebook is getting serious about media by bringing in one of the co-founders of CollegeHumor.
Ricky Van Veen will join Facebook as “head of global creative strategy,” a position that will look to persuade media organizations and other notable users to make more things to put on Facebook.
“This essentially means that I’ll be working with all types of creators and organizations to figure out how best to use the biggest network in the world to better connect people with engaging and meaningful content,” Van Veen wrote in a Facebook post about the move.
Recode first reported the move.
Van Veen is best known