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Twitch Desktop App Arrives Soon

03/12/2017, If you’ve been wishing that Twitch had a desktop app, your wish is going to come soon in the very near future. The Amazon-owned game streaming service has confirmed that it’s going to launch a new desktop app. However, it hasn’t actually...

Twitch Becomes More Social With Its New ‘Pulse’ Feature

03/06/2017, Twitch started out as a platform where gamers could go if they wanted to live stream their gaming sessions, or for viewers if they wanted to watch someone else play. Over time, Twitch started to add more social features, although with its latest offering...

Twitch Will Soon Start Selling Games

02/27/2017, Amazon-owned Twitch is already one of the biggest game streaming services on the planet and now it’s going to make its presence felt in other areas of the gaming industry. The company has confirmed that soon it will start selling games and in-game...

Twitch Will Let You Change Usernames Every 2 Months

02/24/2017, Think back maybe 10 years ago when you were younger. Can you remember how cringeworthy your usernames used to be? We bet many of you guys thought how clever or “cool” your handles were, but now that we’re all grown up a bit, suddenly they don’t...

Twitch Now Works WIth IFTTT

02/22/2017, If you’re the sort of person who believes in efficiency and getting many things done at once, there’s a good chance you might have heard or might even be using the IFTTT app. Now the good news is that if you’re also a Twitch streamer or a Twitch...

Twitch’s Tipping Feature Reportedly Earned Streamers $5.9 Million

02/15/2017, Last year Twitch introduced a new feature called “Cheering”, which is basically a way for viewers to tip their favorite streamers. However instead of giving money directly to streamers, viewers would have to purchase animated emotes called “bits”...

TwitchCon 2017 Dates Announced

01/10/2017, Game streaming service Twitch held its first community convention called TwitchCon back in 2015. It has been an annual affair since then. Today, it has confirmed the TwitchCon 2017 dates. The latest community event is going to take place later this year...

Twitch’s AutoMod Will Help Moderate Your Chats

12/12/2016, There’s a reason why jobs like chat or forum moderators exist. It is because more often than not, people are better at catching other people who try to slip past the system or get around certain moderation tools. However if you don’t have the need or...

Twitch Adds Video Calling To ‘Curse’ Game Chat App

12/06/2016, Back in August, Twitch revealed that they had acquired Curse, a gaming platform which provided users with access to game downloads, mods, and in more recent times, a chat application in which gamers could communicate with each other, kind of like the...

Twitch Makes Some Upgrades To Its Upload Feature

11/16/2016, Ahead of YouTube Gaming which was launched last year, Twitch was pretty the de facto platform that would come to mind when you think of watching live gaming streams. However YouTube does have that advantage of being YouTube and already have a huge...

Twitch Wants To Show Users More (Better Quality) Ads

11/02/2016, The thing about turning to third-party platforms for ads is that you never know what kind of quality you’ll be getting. Now ads are pretty much a staple of all free (and sometimes paid) services on the internet, including Twitch, and how these ads are...

Twitch Now Letting You Tip Streamers Without Spending Money

10/07/2016, Back in June, Twitch announced a new feature called Cheering which allowed viewers to tip streamers by sending them animated emotes known as “bits”. In a way it is a similar concept to how “mukbang” streamers in Korea get tipped, which is through...