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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...

Beam Live Streaming Service Acquired By Microsoft

08/11/2016, Microsoft has announced today that it has acquired a live streaming service called Beam. The service enables viewers to interact with streamers while the broadcasts are live. Not only does it give viewers the ability to watch but they can also play along...

Twitch To Crack Down On Pokemon GO Cheaters

08/08/2016, As Pokemon GO gamers might have heard, Niantic has been cracking down on third-party Pokemon GO apps and services such as trackers, which according to their terms of service can be considered a cheat. However it looks like Niantic won’t be alone in...

Amazon To Start Streaming Their TV Pilots On Twitch

08/08/2016, Now that Amazon owns Twitch, we’re sure many are wondering what the company has planned for the game streaming platform. For the most part it seems that Amazon has left Twitch to their own devices, which is great for gamers and users of the platform,...

Twitch Lets Users Host Other Streams From Their Mobile Phones

07/29/2016, The point of Twitch is so that you can broadcast your own content. However sometimes you’re not always available because you know, real life and stuff, which also means that during the time you’re not hosting, there is nothing going on in your...

Twitch Clips Are Now Available For All Channels

07/27/2016, Back in May, Twitch announced a new feature called Clips. Basically these are 30 second highlights that users can create from videos, meaning that if there is a particular moment in a stream that’s worth checking out, you can create a clip of it and...

Twitch Streamer Gets Swatted While Playing Pokemon GO

07/26/2016, Swatting isn’t new, and it seems that Pokemon GO players aren’t immune to it either. Just recently Twitch streaming Summ1t1G was out playing Pokemon GO when he was swatted. In the video above, it seems that he was aware that there were police in the...