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Twitch Expands Emote Availability for Affiliates and Partners

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In a blog post released near the end of February, Twitch announced some major changes to how many emotes both Affiliates and Partners can have on their channel. Affiliate Changes Previously, Affiliates were given one emote for each of the three subscription tiers that Twitch offers. Starting today, Twitch will begin expanding the number of […]

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Elgato Stream Deck Mini Review

Elgato Stream Deck Mini Review

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In May of last year, Elgato released the game-changing Stream Deck which took the streaming world by storm. With the ability to change scenes, adjust audio levels, play media, and post to social media (among many, many other possibilities) at the push of a button, it became a must-have for many casters looking to improve […]

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Twitch Affiliate Sub Badges Payout

Twitch Updates Affiliate Sub Badges and Payout Period

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Twitch recently revealed that Affiliates can expect a few exciting changes to their subscriber badges and revenue periods! Custom Sub Badges Just in time for the one-year anniversary of Affiliate sub buttons going live, you will be able to reward your long-time supporters with new custom Subscriber-only chat badges! Previously only available to Partners, Affiliates […]

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XSplit 3.3 Update

XSplit v3.3 Update Adds Macros, Multitrack Audio

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A new update is now available for XSplit! The new patch (v3.3) includes some pretty big updates for all kinds of content creators to use. Macros The new Macros extension allows you to set up specific events like transitions, videos, text, alerts, and more through an easy-to-use interface. You can set custom keybindings to allow […]

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Three rules for surviving Twitch TwitchCon 2017

WINNER WINNER PARTNER DINNER: The Three Rules for Surviving Twitch [TwitchCon 2017 Panel]

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For more information, visit our full list of TwitchCon 2017 panels. Panel: WINNER WINNER PARTNER DINNER: The Three Rules for Surviving Twitch VoD Link: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/201751373 Moderator: BadNewsBaron Speakers: TVSBOH, Smashley, DeejayKnight, DasValdez, DanieltheDemon How To Survive Twitch? Rule 1: Have a Plan Rule 2: Ditch the Plan Rule 3: Reiterate Rule 1: Have a Business […]

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Streamlabs OBS Beta

Streamlabs OBS Beta Releases

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Streamlabs is starting 2018 off strong with one of its biggest product releases yet: Streamlabs OBS. In a livestream on their Twitch channel on Thursday night, the Streamlabs developers announced the newest free livestreaming software is currently in Open Beta. The program acts as an all-in-one resource application for your broadcasts and is already shaping […]

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Twitch Releases Justin tv usernames

Twitch Releases Justin.tv Usernames

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Earlier this week, Twitch announced via the Twitch blog that they would be releasing all 30 million inactive usernames from Justin.tv to all users! Previously available exclusively to Partners and most recently to Affiliates, every account on Twitch can now access the pool of JTV accounts and have more options if they wish to change […]

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Twitch Sub Gifting

Twitch Subscription Gifting is Now Live

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Twitch Subscription Gifting is finally here! First announced at the TwitchCon 2017 Keynote, gifting subs to friends has easily been the most requested feature on the platform for quite some time so naturally, the community was ecstatic to find out that it was coming within the month. If you’re one of the many people who have […]

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Twitch Raids

Twitch Releases Raid Feature

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Twitch announced via Twitter that Raids have officially been added to all users! Initially revealed at the TwitchCon 2017 keynote a few weeks ago, Raids are a quick and easy way to send your entire current audience to another streamer’s channel in an instant. Similar to Hosting, Raids are aimed to let your community show […]

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Twitch Official Merch Store

Twitch Launches Official Merchandise

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After years of fans clamoring for a chance to grab an exclusive purple hoodie and other various swag, Twitch has finally opened up their own merchandise shop through Amazon! The store, which opened on October 2nd, is full of highly requested merchandise that you can now get your hands on including hoodies, tank tops, over a […]

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Streamlabs Streamboss Widget

Streamlabs Streamboss Widget Releases

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After teasing it on Twitter in mid-August, Streamlabs has finally released the Streamboss as their newest feature! The Streamboss, which launched on Labor Day, may look familiar to those who have seen or used the popular Bit Boss Battles widget on streams but comes with a few new exciting features for everyone involved. What is […]

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Twitch Town Hall Recap PAX West 2017

Twitch Town Hall Recap [PAX West 2017]

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On Friday afternoon, Twitch held another edition of its Town Hall Meeting, a reoccurring convention panel where the company is known to make big announcements. PAX West 2017’s Town Hall was no different. On top of the major announcements a day earlier which included the unveiling of Twitch Extensions, Aureylian and DJ Wheat did not hold […]

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Mixer Xbox One Costreaming

Mixer Co-Streaming on Xbox One

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Earlier today, the Director of Xbox Programming Larry ‘Major Nelson’ Hyrb released a press release on Xbox Wire about multiple features like co-streaming on Mixer coming to Xbox consoles in today’s monthly update! While co-streaming had been a big feature on the platform, having the option available directly on the console is a big step […]

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