I got this from Wattpad. Basically, I should expect my book’s ranking to drop after the six month period is over and if you’re Featured or looking to be Featured on Wattpad, be aware:
We’re reaching out to you because one of your stories is currently Featured in one of our genre categories. We're making a few changes to the process in the coming weeks and wanted to keep you in the loop!The Featured List has been around since Wattpad’s inception, and since then we’ve had the pleasure of highlighting many remarkable stories through this carefully curated and coveted list. As you can imagine, after ten years there are now thousands of stories on our Featured Lists all vying for placement. Unfortunately some are from writers who are no longer active on Wattpad or stories that have been removed. The more stories we add to the list, the less effective the list becomes and we want to make sure that all featured stories have a fair shot at being seen and discovered by our amazing community.We’ve discovered that the Featured List is the most impactful in the first six months, therefore featured stories will now have a limited time of 6 months on the list. After that, they may be removed to make room for newer ones to keep things fresh and diverse. *Please note that some categories will be more affected than others as popularity varies by genre.We want to thank you so much for sharing your story with the Wattpad community. It is writers like you that keep us all entertained and inspired!