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Tech Tent - Instagram, Twitch and the future of video

BBC News - 22 Jun 2018
Why on earth would anyone want to spend hours watching someone playing video games? While it might be a mystery to anyone over 25, the streaming platform Twitch has proved that it can win a huge audience to watch gamers in action. While it does offer ...

Twitch Will Roll Out New Features That The Community Demands

Newsday - 22 Jun 2018
The live streaming platform most commonly associated with video gaming is branching out its content into other genres, such as art, based on user feedback. "This interactivity that we have on Twitch actually works with other categories as well," says ...

With Twitch, Amazon Tightens Grip on Live Streams of Video Games

New York Times - 17 Jun 2018
Mr. Blevins streams his near-daily video game sessions live on Twitch, a website acquired by Amazon in 2014 for $1.1 billion. He makes more than $500,000 a month on the platform, thanks to his 250,000 paid subscribers, and some of his sessions can last ...

What Twitch Learned from Bob Ross and 'The Joy of Painting'

Cheddar - 22 Jun 2018
Bob Ross taught millions of TV viewers to paint as the host of "The Joy of Painting." He can count Twitch as one of his most successful students. Kevin Lin, the co-founder of the live-streaming video platform, told Cheddar that Twitch's Bob Ross ...

Twitch now lets streamers use multiple Extensions at once

TechCrunch - 19 Jun 2018
Last year, Twitch announced a suite of tools called Extensions, that allow streamers to customize their channel pages with interactive features, including polls, leaderboards, schedules and more. Today, Twitch is making Extensions even more useful by ...

Twitch's Fortnite Victory Royale

Cheddar - 22 Jun 2018
June 22, 2018. Updated 7h ago. Twitch is expanding beyond its gaming roots, but the platform will never forget the rise of "Fortnite." Twitch Co-Founder Kevin Lin joins Cheddar at VidCon to discuss how much the phenomenon has meant to his company.

Developers Say Twitch is Hurting Single-Player Games

IGN - 19 Jun 2018
The fear of a decrease of single-player games isn't too irrational, and many developers - from indies to Triple As - told me Twitch is having a really significant impact on what games studios are choosing to make. One person I spoke to is Rami Ismail ...

How 'Fortnite' is beating the biggest shows on cable

CNBC - 17 Jun 2018
"Fortnite" even has a partnership deal with Twitch for free merchandise. People who sign up for a Twitch Prime account get free accessories for their avatars. And YouTube has Super Chat that allows fans to pay to pin their comments on their favorite ...

Original GLOW Wrestling Series Hits Twitch

Mental Floss - 21 Jun 2018
The stream, which will be available on and Twitch, will feature original footage framed by new interviews with personalities including Godiva, host Johnny C, and Hollywood. The show will air live from the Santino Brothers Wrestling ...

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