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6 Lessons Creators and Brands Can Learn From the Artesian Builds Fallout

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Over the last several months, you may have heard of a company called Artesian Builds. Artesian Builds was a custom computer company, building various rigs aimed primarily at content creators and gamers. Like most companies within the world of gaming technology and custom builds, there was an effort to build a line of content creators […]

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Music

Resource for Stream Safe Music. Streamermusic.com!

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All of us here at StreamerSquare are excited to announce our new resource site streamermusic.com!, a resource for Stream Safe Music Using music during your streams and content creation has become incredibly complex and confusion with every passing year. All of us at StreamerSquare share your concern regarding the DMCA and it’s affects on the […]

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5 DMCA MYTHS

5 Myths about the DMCA and Streaming

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Music licensing is tricky, and there’s a TON of misinformation out there. We’re here to dispel 5 of the most common myths we see all the time at StreamerSquare. This is not intended to be legal advice, rather it’s information to help you protect your content. Always consult an attorney for legal advice! #1 – […]

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Black Friday 2019 Deals for Streamers

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Ahh, yes. That quintessential shopping event known as “Black Friday” once again descends on the world. Filled with the trappings of holiday stress, debt, and of course, Christmas music! Since we all rely on technology in the streaming world, luckily we benefit heavily from this commercially induced frenzy of marketing and slashed prices. The first […]

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PAX West partners with Lyte to help with ticket sales

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One might think the biggest problem with going to PAX events might be travel arrangements or finding a hotel room. However, acquiring tickets has become quite the challenge. There might be small hints here and there, but there is never a concrete date as to when the tickets will go on sale. You have to […]

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Elgato Stream Deck XL and Mobile

Elgato Launches New Stream Deck Products

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Earlier this week, Elgato announced the addition of Steam Deck Mobile and Stream Deck XL to their Stream Deck lineup. The XL adds more than double the buttons for those who need a larger interface. Stream Deck Mobile offers a budget-friendly alternative. These new options do a good job of rounding-out both ends of the […]

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twitch switches to net 15

Twitch Switches to Net-15 Payment Plan

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One of the struggles with being a full time, part time, or any time broadcaster is the point of payment. Previously, the standard for payment was 45 days after the last day of the month. So, if you wanted to get paid for what you’ve earned in January, you would have to wait until mid-March […]

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lightstream acquires gamewisp

Lightstream Acquires GameWisp

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Last week, we talked about Lightstream’s acquisition of Arsenal.gg, one of the leading sites in streaming statistics and data analytics. Today, Lightstream has announced yet another strong acquisition in the form of a company that recently had to close its doors: GameWisp. Lightstream didn’t specifically get the company but more the technology behind GameWisp. For […]

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lightstream acquires arsenal

Lightstream Acquires Arsenal.GG

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                Streaming itself can be hard and it’s even harder to keep track of everything during the stream when it comes to follows, subs, etc. Arsenal.gg made it super simple though by breaking down your stats in every area, including during any game that you’ve played. They made it very easy to showcase where your […]

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google stadia

Google Introduces Cloud Gaming with Stadia

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When the Switch was announced, it came with a handful of criticism. People questioned if it would be powerful enough to run the future of gaming but even more questions were introduced when Nintendo announced that you could play anywhere with the detachable screen. Flash forward to today and we now see how this concept […]

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twitch adds emote slots

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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twitch disconnect protection

Twitch Adds ‘Disconnect Protection’ for Streamers

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Technical difficulties are a part of streaming whether you’re ready for them or not. Internet problems are a fairly common one and it is one of the worst things when it happen! Knowing your cast is getting interrupted and that viewers might not want to wait to see when you come back can be very […]

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Epic Expands Support-A-Creator Program

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Are you ready to support your favorite content creator AND buy games at the same time? Last year, Epic had announced an extension to Fortnite called Support-a-Creator, a program that provided a code for consumers to use that gave the content creator attached to that code a piece of the sale. So any skins, passes, […]

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new mod tools

Twitch Releases New Moderation Tools

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Moderators are the backbone to any great stream. Tirelessly working for the love of the stream, this job deserves so much praise and all the tools possible to make it as easy as possible. Twitch recognizes this and has released a handful of new features to make moderating a chat, even one going the speed […]

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SLOBS Releases Facebook Integration

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Building on one of the most popular streaming programs out there, StreamLabs’ very popular SLOBS is taking on native Facebook Gaming Integration to make streaming to Facebook even easier than before. It even includes full API support! For those who haven’t yet had the chance to stream to Facebook Gaming before, the process to get […]

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mixer updates embers

Mixer Updates with Embers, Chat Colors, and More

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A few months ago, Mixer dropped Season 2 where they improve upon the site wide currency Sparks as a way to support your favorite streamers. The next phase of Season 2 is dropping today and with it comes Embers and a bunch of improvements to make streaming as well as viewing a breeze So what […]

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Streamlabs Introduces Face Masks!

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What’s one of the most popular things out right now, has the masses flocking to use it and taking over the nation by force? Filters! Yes, Filters! You have them on Snapchat, on Instagram, with your coffee. Yes, Filters are the new way of expressing yourself and showing where you are or how you feel. […]

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Elgato Announces 4 New Products During CES

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Elgato made a huge announcement right before they took the stage for CES, introducing four new products to their already impressive line up of products. FOUR! Are you excited? I am! Let’s check out the products and see what they bring. Key light Lighting is an ever-evolving item in the world of streaming and entertainment. […]

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Epic Launches Games Storefront Expansion in 2019

Epic Launches Games Storefront, Expansion in 2019

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First, Epic released Fortnite: Save The World and got positive reviews about it. It’s cute art style, sassy humor, and lovable characters made it a hit. Then it released a BR mode, one that was modeled after the current genre but had certain twists that made it unique, specifically the building portion. This SKYROCKETED Epic […]

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Nintendo Lifting Restrictions on Creators Program

Nintendo Lifting Restrictions on Creators Program

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A few years ago, Nintendo decided they were going to tailor who could make content with their products via the Nintendo Creators Program. Making any content with any of their products or logos in it could result in consequences, including take down notices and channel strikes. It was a sad day for many that enjoyed […]

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Twitch Launches Extension Challenge

Twitch Launches Extension Challenge

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  Do you love your Twitch extensions and have an awesome idea for one? Do you already design them and want to see some return for your hard work? Enter the Twitch Extension Challenge, powered by Amazon Web Services. With this Challenge, participants will build and enter a Twitch extension to the best of their […]

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SLOBS Adds an App Store for Streamers

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  Streamlabs OBS (or SLOBS for short) has been making headway to stand apart from its Studio counterpart, and this update is another step in that direction. Launching an App Store aimed at streaming, SLOBS hopes to introduce tools that can help streamers create a unique experience for their channels and help independent developers get […]

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TwitchCon 2018 Keynote Breakdown

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Keynotes are wonderful! They bring a vision to what the company has accomplished so far while also bringing a roadmap for the future. Twitch did not disappoint during the TwitchCon 2018 keynote, bringing with it a handful of updates that make the future look bright. Let’s dive into these updates! Bring your Squad: The love […]

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GameWisp shuts down

GameWisp Shuts Down

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After more than half a decade, GameWisp is closing its doors due to a decline in sustainable business. GameWisp was a major component in streams, particularly with new streamers, giving them the ability to gain a “Sub” button early on. This lead to streamers being able to start their journey to monetization and paying for […]

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