A misogynist Twitch rant has streamers calling for clearer rules

We know it can be a bit hard to believe, but if we were to look back say 5 years ago, making a living as a streamer who plays video games while other people watch and pay you money felt almost like a fantasy, but in this day and age it has become somewhat viable (don’t quit your day job just yet).This is thanks to platforms like Twitch that have helped many achieve this lifestyle, or at least make some money from their hobbies. Now if you are considering making your streaming your job or earn some money, Twitch will now display how close you are to achieving that through the launch of Twitch Achievements.This was a feature announced back in October but it looks like it is now live. According to Twitch, “Achievements are milestones that encourage creators to learn streaming best practices and interact with their communities. Following these milestones will give creators a clear roadmap to grow toward and apply for Affiliate or Partnership status.”So if before this you were unsure how close you were to reachin

Twitch Tells Streamers How Close They Are To Being Partner/Affiliate

We know it can be a bit hard to believe, but if we were to look back say 5 years ago, making a living as a streamer who plays video games while other people watch and pay you money felt almost ...

Tue 14 Nov 17 from Ubergizmo

Twitch shows how close you are to becoming a paid streamer

Twitch is making good on promises to help streamers turn pro. It just switched on an Achievements system that shows your progress toward Affiliate or Partner status. If you need to ...

Tue 14 Nov 17 from Engadget

Twitch’s launches Achievements and Stream Summaries to help creators grow their channels

 At last month’s Twitchcon, the game streaming site Twitch’s annual conference, the company unveiled a suite of new tools for video creators on its platform designed to help ...

Tue 14 Nov 17 from TechCrunch

Twitch is finally releasing the nearly 30 million usernames associated with Justin.tv

 Justin.tv, the life-streaming service that eventually grew into Twitch, was shut down back in 2014. Since then, many Twitch users have asked when the company would release the old Justin.tv ...

Thu 9 Nov 17 from TechCrunch

You can tip Twitch streamers right from the mobile app

Bits are a staple of Twitch streaming. They're a way to back a streamer if you can't afford a full subscription, or want to offer some additional support. Until now, though, ...

Wed 8 Nov 17 from Engadget

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