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Twitch Affiliate Program Launched

04/21/2017, If you’re a streamer on Twitch and you want to make some money off your efforts, either you’ll have to be one of Twitch’s partnered creators, or  you’ll have to rely on donations from your audience which may or may not be the most reliable form...

Twitch Now Lets Users Buy The Games That They Are Watching

04/04/2017, Twitch has mostly been a platform for watching live streams of games. However it seems that the company is looking to turn itself into a potential retail platform. In an announcement on the company’s blog, Twitch revealed that they are making it so that...

Twitch Streamers Can Now Stream In 1080p At 60fps

03/31/2017, If you love watching Twitch streams then you will be pleased to learn that Twitch streams will be getting a bump in quality. This is thanks to Twitch announcing that streamers will now have the option to streaming their games or broadcasts at 1080p Full...

Germany Wants To Regulate Live Streams

03/26/2017, Thanks to technology and the internet, anyone can broadcast and share content with a press of a button. We have platforms such as Facebook Live, Twitch, YouTube, and so on, all of which allow users to share live streams from their phones, tablets, or...

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...