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Twitch is down for streaming and viewing

VentureBeat - 31 Aug 2017
We may have to postpone the #PUBGFamilyDinner tonight because the Twitch livestreaming service is down for a lot of people. This outage is preventing broadcasters from publishing new streams, and it is also keeping viewers from tuning into their ...

Twitch had more viewers than CNN in January

PCGamesN - 18 Feb 2018
Benjamin Schachter, an analyst for Macquarie Capital, says he's looked at a year's worth of Twitch viewership data. According to his findings, Twitch attracted a record average of 962,000 concurrent viewers in January, beating out the 2017 daily ...

Twitch Delay the Roll Out of the New Community Guidelines - 18 Feb 2018
Over the years Twitch have had to introduce new guidelines and procedures in order to ensure that broadcasters on their site don't ruin its image, and in 2018, they're making a concerted effort to fight back against the those over-sexualizing the ...

Twitch launches always-on chat rooms for channels

TechCrunch - 15 Feb 2018
Game streaming site Twitch today is debuting an always-on chat room feature it's simply calling “Rooms.” The addition was first announced at its developer event TwitchCon back in October, and was expected to launch before year-end. That timing shifted ...

5 Ways Mixer Beats Twitch

Tom's Guide - 18 Feb 2018
If you're looking to stream directly from your Xbox One, Mixer provides a much better experience than Twitch does. Microsoft's streaming app is baked right into the Xbox interface, meaning you're always a few button taps away from going live. And while ...

Twitch's latest features highlight channels' top fans | TechCrunch

TechCrunch - 13 Feb 2018
The majority of Twitch's product announcements lately have been focused around new tools or expanded money-making opportunities for its video creators. Today, the company is instead launching new features for viewers – one related to Twitch's 60-second ...

Civilization 4 is free for Twitch Prime subscribers right now

PC Gamer - 17 Feb 2018
Civilization 4 marked the start of a new generation of Civ games. It was the first in the series with a 3D engine, the first built from the ground-up as a multiplayer game, and the first with accessible modding. As game designer Soren Johnson told ...

Next Free Amazon/Twitch Prime Game Available Now - GameSpot

GameSpot - 16 Feb 2018
Those in the market for a new game that won't cost them a penny are in luck, provided they have an Amazon Prime membership. The next free PC game to be offered through Twitch Prime--which is one of the perks of an Amazon Prime membership--is now ...

Twitch's January Viewership is Higher Than MSNBC and CNN's ...

Dot Esports - 14 Feb 2018
It's no secret that Twitch is one of the internet's most popular streaming services. But now, its numbers are challenging traditional cable television. New statistics reveal that Twitch's January viewership was higher than both CNN and MSNBC's figures ...

Twitch crashes upon Dr. DisRespect's return to platform

Polygon - 05 Feb 2018
Dr. DisRespect's much-anticipated return to Twitch was met with disappointment, as the site's servers seemed to crash under the increased traffic. Dr. DisRespect was supposed to make his return at 2 p.m. ET on Twitch, but tweeted out 10 minutes later ...

Comments on Twitter could now lead to punishment on Twitch

Ars Technica - 11 Feb 2018
But now, "when filing a report, users can provide documentation that illustrates harassment from any source," a Twitch spokesperson told Ars. That specifically includes "things like public-facing social media sites," the spokesperson said, "but we will ...

To Understand Twitch's New Dress Code, I Went To A Mall

Kotaku - 14 Feb 2018
Can't stress this enough. For the entire two hours I spent at Westfield Mall in San Francisco yesterday evening, I never once saw mall security get in trouble for their choice of attire. In fact, it seemed that they were even able to enforce rules of ...

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