Category: Twitch

Twitch Star Amouranth Criticized for Reading Chat While Driving
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Twitch Star Amouranth Criticized for Reading Chat While Driving

Twitch streamer Amouranth has been heavily criticized after seemingly being caught reading Twitch chat while driving. This is the second time that the streamer has been in the news this year, as Amouranth was also banned from Twitch for an NSFW wardrobe accident. Yesterday, Amouranth broadcasted an IRL stream for her viewers where she streamed…

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Twitch Founders Badge Helps Streamers Make More Money
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Twitch Founders Badge Helps Streamers Make More Money

Live streaming site Twitch rolls out a feature called “Founders Badge” as a new way to help streamers make money. This is the second major revenue announcement that Twitch has made this quarter, as it changed the way that Twitch ads work. On Twitter, Twitch announced the Founders Badge which is a badge that will…

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Twitch Finds a Way to Make Money That Doesn’t Suck For You
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Twitch Finds a Way to Make Money That Doesn’t Suck For You

Live streaming site Twitch has announced plans to change its ad system, finding a way of making money that doesn’t suck for viewers and streamers. Twitch has been criticized heavily this year for a few things such as the way it has been handing out bans for nude content, but the change to ads could…

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Twitch acquires gaming database site IGDB to improve its search and discovery features
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Twitch acquires gaming database site IGDB to improve its search and discovery features

Amazon-owned Twitch has made a small but strategic acquisition designed to improve its search capabilities and better direct viewers to exactly the right content. The company is acquiring IGDB, the Internet Games Database (no relation to Amazon’s IMDb), a website dedicated to combining all the relevant information about games into a comprehensive resource for gamers…

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Twitch continues to dominate live streaming with its second-biggest quarter to date
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Twitch continues to dominate live streaming with its second-biggest quarter to date

Twitch continues to lead rivals including, YouTube Live, Facebook Gaming and Microsoft’s Mixer, when it comes to live-streaming video. Despite experiencing its first decline in hours watched in Q2 2019, the Amazon-owned game-streaming site still had its second-biggest quarter to date, with more than 70% of the hours watched during the quarter. According to a…

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