Understanding Music Licensing for Content Creators

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One of the most complex facets of being a content creator is understanding the often convoluted nature of music licensing. It’s a confusing maze of legal terms and scary consequences! In this article, we’ll try to explain, in the simplest terms possible, how this music licensing affects you. To keep things simple, we’ll only be […]

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Twitch Updates Music Guidelines

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With the major concern of copyrighted music, Twitch has updated their Music Guidelines to better reflect the rules of what can and can’t be used while broadcasting. Failure to follow these rules may result in action being taken in accordance with the DMCA Guidelines as well as the Community Guidelines, in which muted VODs, suspension, […]

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Disclosures 101 for Content Creators

The Do’s and Don’ts of Disclosure for Content Creators – Influencer101 FTC Q&A

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Note: This article was updated on December 5th, 2019 with information from the FTC’s new online influencer publication released in November. On September 20th, 2017 the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) hosted a live Q&A on Twitter for Social Media Influencers. While the FTC should definitely be commended for their effort, Twitter was seemingly a terrible […]

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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 Tackles View Bots

Twitch Takes Legal Action on View-botting

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One constant problem that has plagued Twitch for a long time has been Bots. View-bots, follow-bots, and chat-bots have been rampant all over Twitch, storming the streamer with alerts and text that tends to cause a shock to the streamer. These bots can be bought, both by streamer and viewer, from many retailers online but […]

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Twitch Updates ToS For Giveaways

Twitch Updates ToS Regarding Giveaways

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Twitch recently posted on their blog an update to their terms of service regarding promotions on streams. In summary, the streamer is responsible for all promotions on their stream and must abide by their own local laws as well as claiming all responsibility and liability for the promotions. In addition, you must read out or post […]

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