Duolingo And Twitch Team Up To Let Streamers Teach Viewers A New Language

Twitch is primarily viewed as a streaming platform where people can livestream their gaming sessions. However, we have seen how it can also be used for other things that are not necessarily gaming related. If you are interested in learning a new language, then perhaps Twitch could be a new place to check out.

This Kid Streams Fortnite 10 Hours A Day To Pay His Dad’s Medical Bills

Going to the hospital for treatment can be an expensive process, especially if it is for a serious illness such as cancer. Insurance can only cover so much, which is why a young boy who goes by the Twitch handle zylTV has decided to take up a career in video game streaming in hopes that he can raise enough money to help pay for his dad’s medical bills.

Twitch Launches A New Subscriber-Only Streaming Feature

Just like YouTube, one of the features of Twitch is that it allows for users to subscribe to a streamer’s channel. This helps the streamer build up an audience base who can then be notified whenever that streamer has gone live. However, non-subscribers can also watch streams of that streamer, at least until now.

Twitch’s First Game Is A Karaoke Title Built For Livestreaming

Twitch, the company primarily known for its game streaming service, has now launched its first game after months of testing. Twitch Sings is a karaoke game that’s built for livestreaming. The title is available for free worldwide and will enable players to basically showcase their singing talents in front of a global audience.


Twitch Prime Comes With A Free Year Of Nintendo Switch Online

Last year Nintendo rolled out its Nintendo Switch Online service. For those who are unfamiliar, Nintendo Switch Online is a subscription service that gamers will need in order to play their games online with each other, but now it seems that if you’re a Twitch Prime subscriber, you will be able to get a free year of Nintendo Switch Online service.

Twitch Streamers Can Now Broadcast Together In One Window

Multi-view streaming is already a big deal in live sports but it was much more suited to multiplayer gaming. Twitch is looking to switch things up by announcing a new feature called Squad Stream. The feature allows up to four streamers to broadcast their gameplay together in the same window.

Apex Legends Beats Fortnite’s Record For Single Day Twitch Viewing

It is unclear as to what the future holds for the Titanfall franchise, but in the meantime it seems the the franchise’s developer, Respawn, might have stumbled upon a new hit game in the form of Apex Legends. The game has not only managed to accrue millions of players over the course of days, but it seems that they might have broken a record previously set by Fortnite Battle Royale.

Twitch Streamer Falls Asleep To Zero Viewers, Wakes Up To 200

We know that starting something from scratch can be difficult, especially in a very competitive field of Twitch streaming. This is why it doesn’t come as a surprise to see that for some Twitch streams, there might simply be zero viewers tuned in. This was the case with streamer JesseDStreams who was streaming in the “Just Chatting” category.

GTA 5 Is Essentially Free For Twitch Prime Members Today

Grand Theft Auto 5 is undoubtedly one of the most successful titles ever released. More than 90 million copies have been sold ever since the title was released back in 2013. The multiplayer mode, Grand Theft Auto Online, continues to draw in players and is a significant contributor to the game’s success. Anyone who didn’t pick up a copy of the title can now get it essentially for free if […]

Twitch Streamer Arrested After Allegedly Assaulting His Wife During Livestream

Playing games can be a very immersive experience, and when you are streaming at the same time, it can become easy to forget that you are live and have an audience of hundreds, if not thousands, of people watching your every move. In the case of Australian Twitch streamer MrDeadMoth, it seems that his alleged assault on his wife was caught on camera which ultimately led to his arrest.

Twitch Appears To Have Been Blocked In China

China’s internet censorship laws and practices are pretty well-known, and it looks like Amazon’s Twitch live streaming platform is its latest victim. In a report from Abacus, it appears that Twitch has been blocked from China, and its mobile app has also disappeared from Apple’s App Store suggesting that this isn’t some kind of glitch or accident.

Amazon Prime Members No Longer Get Ad-Free Streaming On Twitch

Amazon Prime membership has a host of benefits that understandably make it tempting for customers to sign up for it. For example there is access to videos, music, faster/free shipping, cloud storage, exclusive discounts and more. When Amazon acquired Twitch, they also threw in ad-free streaming as one of the perks.

Glitch Accidentally Exposes Twitch Private Messages

Back in May earlier this year, Twitch decided to ultimately kill off one of their features in the form of Messages. However the company also gave its users the option of downloading an archive of all their private messages should they decide to keep it for whatever reasons. Unfortunately a glitch with the system seems to have exposed the private messages of some users.

Twitch’s Communities Feature Will Be Shutting Down

Last year Twitch launched a new feature on its website called Communities. The idea of it was to help users of Twitch find pages of games or topics, but now it seems that Twitch has decided that a little over a year later that they will be shutting the Communities feature down. Instead the company has decided to replace it with Tags in its place.