After Math: 24-hour PogChamps and 56-inch ‘Hyperscreens’

  • January 10, 2021
So, wild week huh. Probably not how most of us had hoped to start the new year off, but hey, it didn’t really pan out for the president either what with Twitter and Facebook having finally suspended Donald Trump’s social media accounts. And as if tha…

Twitch will refresh the PogChamp emote image every 24 hours

  • January 8, 2021
A couple of days after Twitch yanked one of its oldest and most popular emotes, PogChamp is back with a twist. For the foreseeable future, Twitch will change the image every 24 hours. Soon after PogChamp vanished from the platform, Sean “Day9″ Plott,…

Twitch disables Donald Trump’s account

  • January 7, 2021
Yet another tech platform has taken action against President Donald Trump in connection to Wednesday’s riot at the US Capitol. On Thursday, Twitch disabled the president’s account, meaning he can no longer use the platform to stream to his followers….

Twitch is rolling out new rules around harassment and hate

  • December 9, 2020
Twitch has unveiled a new, more detailed policy on hateful conduct and harassment, and the fresh rules are scheduled to go into effect on January 22nd. The delay is designed to give streamers and audience members time to digest the changes and adjust…

The Cardinals-49ers NFL game will only be available to stream

  • November 30, 2020
When the Arizona Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers face off on December 26th as part of the NFL’s tripleheader that Saturday, one of the few ways you’ll have to stream the game to your TV is through Amazon Prime Video and Twitch. While Amazon is no s…

Twitch suspends xQc for cheating in a ‘Fall Guys’ tournament

  • November 18, 2020
Twitch has temporarily banned Félix “xQc” Lengyel, one of the biggest streamers on the platform, after he cheated in a Fall Guys tournament during GlitchCon last weekend. The former Overwatch League pro will also forfeit his prize money, and he won’t…

Twitch viewers can bet their channel points on predictions

  • November 14, 2020
Twitch has introduced a new feature called Predictions for creators who want to encourage viewer participation on their channels. Predictions allow creators set events wherein viewers can use their Channel Points to predict an outcome. For instance,…

AOC’s ‘Among Us’ Twitch stream pulls in over 400,000 viewers

  • October 20, 2020
About a year ago the campaign for Donald Trump joined Twitch to push promotional live streams, and tonight, US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will host her first stream on the service. Trump’s foray into Twitch streaming was curious after hi…