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.According to Twitch, “In mid-September we will add tags to Twitch so you can help viewers see what makes your stream unique, even when you’re streaming a popular game or category. We are also saying goodbye to Communities and applying what we learned from Communities, Creative, and IRL to introduce more than 10 new categories to Twitch.”The company adds, “Our goal is to connect you to the viewers who are most interested in what you’re streaming and are most likely keep coming back to watch you again. Viewers will be able to filter by tags within a directory, or across different games from the Browse page, making it easier for them to fin

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 ...

Fri 10 Aug 18 from Ubergizmo

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Fri 10 Aug 18 from TechCrunch

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