Microsoft is teaming up with Lionsgate to promote the upcoming release of Saw X with a Twitch interactive live event where people could win a black 1TV Xbox Series S console among other prizes.
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Twitch announces new features at its TwitchCon 2023 event today. These include a new Discovery Feed, Stories, and Guest Star, among others. Some of these seem to be inspired by Instagram and TikTok.
Twitch has introduced new content classification labels that streamers have to apply to their stream. They cover a whole range of items including violence, profanity, tobacco use, gambling, and more.
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The 9,000 Amazon workers to be laid off will be in addition to the 18,000 employees that were cut back in January 2023. AWS, PXT, Advertising, and Twitch workers will be affected.
After working for 16 years as Twitch CEO, Emmet Shear is stepping down from his role and is being replaced by Dan Clancy. However, this does not mark the end of his journey with Twitch.
After an incident last January where a streamer displayed a browser window that contained deepfake porn of other streamers, Twitch is now taking a harder stance when it comes to such content.
Russian courts have recently issued a $57,000 fine to Amazon-owned Twitch for failing to remove content about its military campaign in Ukraine which it reportedly says is falsified.
Amazon cloud servers situated in the Oregon and North California regions faced a short outage yet again after the east region servers were down last week, although, Amazon has fixed the problem now.
Twitch has reportedly been the target of a massive data breach. The publicly leaked data contains encrypted credentials, source code for some software, and payout details related to popular streamers.
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The National Music Publishers' Association (NMPA) has filed a $200 million lawsuit against Roblox. It has also aggressively started sending takedown notices to Twitch for removing unlicensed content.
The change will initially come to Mexico and Turkey on May 20. According to the initiative, the new Tier 1 subscription will be priced at 9.90 TRY in Turkey and 48 Pesos in Mexico.
The feature, which was tested last year, is now available to everyone. You can activate it using keyboard shortcuts or by hovering the mouse button over a comment and clicking the arrow icon.
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2, Second Extinction, and more upcoming games will be shown off at the ID@Xbox indie showcase on Twitch next week. The event is slated to include over 100 indie games.
The latest report from Streamlabs and Stream Hatchet shows that live streaming platforms saw a major surge in growth thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic that forced many to stay at home.
Following suspensions from Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, outgoing US President Donald Trump now finds himself banned from yet another major platform after yesterday's events in the US Capitol.
Twitch has been criticized by various music groups for allowing unlicensed music to be used for its Soundtrack feature and for disregarding thousands of music infringement notices, among other claims.
Sony has announced the media apps that will be available on the PlayStation 5 console when it launches next month, including Apple TV. There will also be a Media Remote available at launch.
Twitch has introduced Soundtrack, a new feature that allows streamers to use licensed music without violating the owner's copyrights. The new feature is available in beta starting today.
It has come to light that live-streaming platform Twitch is going to shut down its online karaoke game service, Sings. The Amazon-owned subsidiary is going to start removing content from December 1.
Twitch's Watch Parties are now live for every creator worldwide, allowing everyone to watch Amazon Prime Video movies and TV shows together with their fans with a Prime membership.
Amazon has announced that it's bringing together two of its biggest services, Twitch and Amazon Music, to give artists and fans a way to connect through live experiences in the Amazon Music app.
Amazon has introduced a "new" pillar of its Prime membership, Prime Gaming, which includes perks such as free games and in-game content. It's essentially a rebranding of Twitch Prime.
Hyper Scape's open beta on PC is coming to an end soon, and Ubisoft has announced that the full release will happen on August 11, delivering the battle royale experience to PC and, finally, consoles.
The full schedule for Bethesda's upcoming online exhibition was revealed today. QuakeCon at Home, the replacement for QuakeCon 2020, will start on August 7 and end on August 9 on Twitch.
Amazon-owned streaming company Twitch has decided to bring back its sports channel. The website has also launched a designated category featuring sports such as basketball, football, and more.
Amazon Interactive Video Service is a new fully managed service that allows you to host interactive live streams on your website. Low latency (3s) and an easy setup are noteworthy features.
The firm says that the decision has been taken given the social distancing rules that don't permit large gatherings. It hopes to hold some form of the event this year, and that might happen online.
Amazon will be showing football matches, for free, on its Twitch game streaming platform. It hopes the chat feature will help viewers feel more connected as the English Premier League returns.
Twitch Studio Beta is rolling out to macOS devices starting today, complete with several features that have been developed since its debut in November 2019 such as a one-click green screen setup.
Twitch has announced that it will be streaming Geoff Keighley's Summer Game Fest on its gaming channel along with additional content such as exclusive footage, news and other gaming content.
Twitch has created a new advisory council tasked with informing and guiding the service's policies around safety and moderation, among other issues. It consists of online safety experts and creators.
Twitch is now offering digital gift cards, allowing you to pay for its digital currency or gift subs to your favorite streamer using these virtual cards. These are available only in the U.S. for now.
Twitch has rolled out a new look for the channel page that offers more options for streamers to customize their channel. Also, the changes improve the viewer experience even when a channel is offline.
The directory would be rolled out globally in the upcoming days. It will have a list of live matches and broadcasts of popular streamers. Based on viewing history, recommendations will also be made.
There has been a spike in the popularity of video games during the pandemic. Facebook is now launching a dedicated gaming app on Monday. Initially, the app will be available to Android users only.
Twitch has begun rolling out Watch Parties in beta to its partners in the U.S. today. The beta release runs through April, allowing creators to broadcast Prime Video movies to their viewers.
Microsoft's gaming-focused streaming service seems to be the worst-performing platform among its competitors, falling behind as users flock to rival services like Twitch during the ongoing pandemic.
Dolby today announced that it's bringing its Dolby On app to Android, allowing users to record audio and video with better sound quality. The iOS version is also getting Twitch integration.