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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...

Twitch Is Ditching Its Flash Video Player

07/14/2016, Popular game streaming service Twitch continues to rely on Adobe Flash to deliver video even though the outdated web technology is quickly being ditched. Twitch is now finally getting on the program. The Amazon-owned company has confirmed today that...

Twitch Study Finds That The Platform Actually Boosts Game Sales

07/14/2016, Why watch someone play a game when you can play it yourself? That was pretty much everyone’s thought when live video game streaming came onto the scene, but fast forward to today and it looks like platforms like Twitch are here to stay. In fact if...

Muk-Bang Comes To Twitch In The Form Of ‘Social Eating’

06/30/2016, When the ability to watch people live stream themselves playing video games came about, many mocked the idea. After all where was the fun in watching others play? However it seems like if anything, it has not slowed down at all. Then a craze in South...

Twitch’s ‘Cheering’ Platform Lets You Tip Streamers

06/28/2016, Twitch has introduced its new “Cheering” platform which enables viewers to financially tip their favorite streamers. Instead of sending them actual money, viewers will have to purchase animated emotes from Twitch and the emotes are then sent...

Twitch Cracking Down On View-Bots

06/20/2016, Some of you guys might recall that a few years ago, Instagram did a huge purge across its platform where they got rid of bots and fake accounts designed to help inflate the numbers of users. Given that there are some people who make a living from...

PayPal Denies Twitch Troll $50,000 Worth In Refunds

06/06/2016, Trolls are undeniably a part of life as we know it today, and with technology, it seems that trolling has been taken to whole new levels. One of the ways we’ve seen people troll Twitch streamers is by making donations, only to get a refund from the...

Windows 10 Updates Hilariously Interrupts Twitch Livestream

05/26/2016, From time to time, Microsoft pushes out updates to their operating system, and usually these updates tend to install themselves before we shut down our computers at the end of the day, which is fine. However it seems that for Erik Flom, a professional...