Twitch Vodcast Improvements

Improvements to Twitch’s Vodcast Feature

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The Vodcast feature has received a lot of criticism over the last month but with all the recent product changes we’ve seen, it’s clear that Twitch is listening. This latest update to Vodcasts makes them easier to identify, gives you more control over hosting, and improves discoverability. Easier to Identify There are now a few […]

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Twitch Communities Feature Update

Twitch Communities Update: Stream to Multiple Communities

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Back in February of this year, Twitch launched Communities. Upon launch, there were a lot of mixed feelings about this feature. Many creative casters felt the removal of the hashtag system was a step backwards. The regulations surrounding communities were almost non-existent and communities were popping up under ridiculously redundant genres, team names, etc. Twitch has announced […]

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Teespring TwitchCon Contest

Win Tickets to TwitchCon with Teespring

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Back when it was announced that Twitch and Teespring would be parting ways, Teespring revealed they would be doing a TwitchCon package giveaway. On Wednesday, they officially released the details of how to enter the contest which begins on July 24th. Three lucky winners will receive a ticket to TwitchCon, including free airfare and lodging! As with […]

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Twitch Ends Teespring Partnership

Twitch Says “Toodle-oo” to Teespring

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Twitch announced last week that their merchandising partnership with Teespring is ending as of July 24th. What does that mean for Partners and their shirt campaigns? Mainly you’ll no longer be able to connect your Teespring account to your Twitch Dashboard or offer Twitch branded campaigns. What’s Changing? All Twitch limited-time campaigns will come to […]

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BraneBot v1-5 Update Soundboard

BraneBot 1.5 Update Adds Soundboard and More

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Last week, BraneBot released their 1.5 update and with it a bunch of changes and new features. Redesigning the back-end data systems has been a major priority and this patch marks the completion of the first step. With it, they’ve also managed to fit a lot of quality-of-life improvements into this recent patch. Channel currency now […]

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Twitch VOD to VIP Contest

Win TwitchCon Tickets in Twitch’s VOD to VIP Contest

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Twitch is giving away a special VIP TwitchCon package to one lucky winner every week which includes two tickets to TwitchCon, access (for two) to a VIP mixer at the convention, and a bag of miscellaneous Twitch swag! Two runners up will also receive a Twitch swag bag. The contest will run weekly through September […]

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Twitch Humble Bundle E3 Ticket Integration

Buy The Humble Bundle E3 Digital Ticket on Twitch

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Viewers can buy the Humble Bundle E3 2017 Digital Ticket directly from Partner and Affiliate channels. Not only is this a great way to raise funds for the ESA Foundation but also helps support some of your favourite broadcasters. In addition to all the goodies you’ll receive, you also get two Twitch Crates as an added bonus! […]

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Twitch Stats Facelift

Twitch Stats Receives Major Facelift

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If you haven’t logged into your Twitch Stats page in a while, now would be the time to do so. Twitch just announced on their blog a pretty impressive update to everyone’s stats with more fixes and functionality yet to come. Previously the stats page has been hard to read, inaccurate, or just not useful for […]

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Twitch Prime Goes Global

Twitch Prime Goes Global

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Twitch announced the launch of Twitch Prime going global today, making it available in over 200 countries and territories. While still unavailable in Mexico, India, Japan, China and embargoed territories, this is huge for a lot of Twitch viewers. To mark the momentous occasion, Twitch has partnered with PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS to offer up exclusive Twitch-themed […]

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OBS 19.0 Update

OBS 19.0 Update Adds an Auto-Configuration Wizard

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Earlier this month Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) released it’s 19.0 update along with several hotfix patches. In addition to changes and bug fixes across the board, there were some OS specific updates as well. So What’s New? One of the coolest additions to OBS is an auto-configuration wizard. This feature attempts to run a series of tests to […]

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Twitch Begins Beta Testing New Interactive Features

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This week Twitch began beta testing some features which introduce new ways to interact across the platform. Twitch has partnered with a number of developers (such as Muxy and StreamLabs) to provide interactive integrations ranging from game specific overlays to mini-games. Broadcasters can easily manage which features they enable allowing for complete control over the experience they provide. […]

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Twitch Clips Turns 1

Twitch Clips Turns 1

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It’s hard to believe that Twitch Clips has been around already for a year. Twitch launched the feature on May 25, 2016 and since then the community has created over 70 million Clips and just over to 2.4 million hours of watch time. Some casters utilizing Clips have even seen an increase in their follower count by […]

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Twitch Live Content Exclusivity Explained

What Does “Live Content Exclusivity” Mean For Twitch Affiliates?

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Since April 24th of this year, thousands of broadcasters on Twitch have been invited to join the Twitch Affiliate program and have done so with rather impressive results. Muxy.io recently looked at the data on how the Affiliate program changed cheering across Twitch and the results are impressive. While this program introduced new ways for broadcasters to […]

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Twitch AutoMod 2 Personalization Update

Twitch Releases AutoMod 2.0: The Personalization Update

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Late last week Twitch officially rolled out AutoMod 2.0: The Personalization Update and with it, three new features. This update looks to give broadcasters even more control over their chat but in some cases has actually led to a more restrictive experience. Upgraded Globally Banned Words List The Globally Banned Words list has been merged with […]

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Twitch Subscription Changes Beta

New Subscription Tiers Coming to Twitch

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Starting this month, Twitch is offering more flexibility to their subscription model. The beta will introduce the option to subscribe for $9.99 or $24.99 in addition to the current $4.99 subscription. As this is a beta, broadcasters will be required to opt into the program and they’ll be adding in applicants on a rolling basis […]

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Twitch Getting Started Broadcasting

Getting Started Broadcasting on Twitch

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Looking to start broadcasting on Twitch but don’t know where to start? This is the guide for you! We’re going to cover three key areas: Basic Twitch settings, your channel page, and your dashboard. If you’re already a broadcaster on Twitch, this can serve as a great refresher and ensure you’re utilizing all the tools Twitch […]

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