STREAM TEAMS 101

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What is a stream team? According to Twitch, stream teams are a way to “unite and connect streamers.” Often communities of streamers gathered under a shared mission statement or values. Some teams are purely for leisure and friendship, whereas others have goals of networking, education, charity work and more. Each team can vary greatly in […]

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Discord Setup – Roles and Permissions

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Many people have flocked to a chatting service app known as Discord. It first became popular among gamers to connect with their communities and friends. Over time, Discord has evolved to an app used by creatives like artists or writers and also corporations! Even though the app has been out for awhile, there are people […]

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5 Steps To Streaming On Discord

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Hey everyone! Here’s a quick guide on how to get streaming quickly using Discord to share your screen and talk with multiple people. We’re going to start from the beginning to get you going with 5 easy steps! Future installments of this series will have more in-depth server management information. Step 1 – Download Discord […]

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Multi-Streamer Channels - The Stream Scene

Stream Scene Ep. #65: Multi-Streamer Channels

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Have you ever thought of creating a Multi-Streamer channel with your friends? Maybe you have a small group of gamers in your area who want to get together and stream on one channel? In this episode of the Stream Scene, our hosts Lowco and TheHunterWild are joined by special guests Bells and Nat from GP_TV […]

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overtone A New Solution to Voice Communication

Overtone: A New Solution to Voice Communication

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               The world of online communication has been a long and winding road. With the grandfather of TeamSpeak and the current parent generation of Discord, it’s interesting to see what offspring come from these. It looks like we might have a new entry with Overtone, a new kid to the block that improves on a […]

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Streaming News: TwitchCon Contest, OBS v20, Discord Video Chat [Week of 8/6/17]

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Earn Free Bits: http://streamersquare.com/earn-free-b… Purple Ticket Contest: http://streamersquare.com/twitch-purp… Super Themes: http://streamersquare.com/streameleme… Monetizing Your Stream: http://streamersquare.com/complete-gu… Elgato Cam Link and Green Screen: http://streamersquare.com/elgato-anno… OBS Version 20: http://streamersquare.com/obs-studio-… Discord Video Chat: http://streamersquare.com/discord-tes…

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Discord testing video calls and screen sharing

Discord Begins Testing Video Chat and Screen Share

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Discord has dropped some big news on the digital communications front. As of yesterday, they rolled out Video Chat and Screen Sharing to 5% of Desktop users. They’ve made it pretty clear that this is a small beta test and not to expect a full launch for at least another month. Have Access? Here’s How it Works […]

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Streamlabs Introduces Streamer Guilds

Streamlabs Introduces Streamer Guilds

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One of the biggest problems that plagues new or smaller streamers is exposure. It’s hard to get noticed and even harder to bring a constant flow of viewers into your channel, despite how hard you work on it. It can honestly tear down even the strongest of streamers. Streamlabs wants to help aid that issue with […]

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Smashcast Launches

Hitbox and Azubu Merge to Become Smashcast.tv

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In January, Hitbox announced that they had been acquired by Azubu. In their blog post, Hitbox made mention that the sites would remain separate until they merged into a newer, bigger platform, which has now been launched as Smashcast.tv. Based on first impressions, much of the Smashcast UI is reminiscent of Hitbox which makes sense considering it’s “powered […]

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Twitch Desktop App Overview

A Look at the Twitch Desktop App

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Twitch recently launched their Twitch Desktop App. Thanks to the acquisition of Curse last year, they now have a new VOIP service. Alongside their launch of Pulse, Twitch is starting to make their mark on the Social Media world. The service is an upgrade and re-skin of the old Curse VOIP service but as someone […]

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Discord Nitro

Discord Introduces Nitro Subscription

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Discord, a popular text and voice chat software, has been free since launch with no advertisements, server fees, user cap fees, etc. Knowing that a popular tool for streamers, gamers, and many communities will have to implement a way to earn revenue, Discord has finally unveiled a revenue source through Nitro subscriptions. Discord’s Nitro subscription […]

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Discord User Status

Discord Changelog 9-26-2016: Custom Emotes, User Status

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The recent Discord update has added a few neat little features: User Status: Now you can change your status to Do Not Disturb (red colored dot), Idle (orange) or Invisible. To change your user status, click on your profile picture in the lower left-hand corner of Discord. Your user status will be seen across all […]

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Discord Group Calls

Discord Update – Direct Calling, Group Messaging, and StreamKit Overlays

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Discord’s latest update brings a bunch of highly anticipated features, including direct calls and group messaging. To make a direct call, simply hover over an online friend from your friends list and click the Call button or if you are viewing your DMs with a friend, there is a phone icon in the top row […]

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Discord

Discord – GameWisp Integration, @mentions, and more!

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Discord’s latest update brings a number of great features for everyone! GameWisp Integration is finally here! @Mentions are now easy to manage and keep track of! Plus, a number of smaller changes! Gamewisp Integration! By integrating GameWisp with you server you can easily sync up your GameWisp subscribers with your Discord community, making it easier […]

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Discord 2FA

Discord Security Features

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Recently there have been a couple of notable streamer Discord servers taken over and messed with. How did this happen? Not because of any exploit or hack, but because of streamers using the same password across all sites and services like Patreon, LinkedIn, and Teamviewer have all had data breaches. In response to the recent troubles, […]

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Streamer Service Discords

Streamer Service Discords

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We’ve written quite a bit about Discord and why it’s so useful for streamers. It’s also great for companies to interact with their users, gather feedback, and relay information. We want to help you get in touch with streaming services, so we’ve created a list of Discord channels for a variety of streaming services. To […]

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StreamJar Integrates with Discord and Updates On Screen Chat

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StreamJar has just released an update that is aimed to make it the choice for streamers. Available on Twitch, Hitbox, and Beam, StreamJar is a wonderful tool that provides alerts, stream management tools, and UI attachments to help make streaming easier. Discord Integration If you are a Beam streamer, you can now setup roles for […]

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Discord Introduces Stream Status, Improves Audio and More

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Discord just rolled out their latest patch which includes a lot of community requested features, such as setting notes for users, Stream status, server role hierarchies, improved role management, cloning channels and chat box is always focused. Other updates include improved audio quality for voice channels, Discord now handles packet loss up to 30% better, […]

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Discord

Discord Rolls out Server Nicknames and More

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The latest patch to Discord saw them introduce Server nicknames, @role mentions, mark as read, as well as a myriad of other useful features. As per popular demand, Discord implemented a feature that allows you to change your name for each server. You simply need to type “/nick username” in a server that has the […]

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Discord StreamKit

Discord Unveils StreamKit

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Discord just released an awesome new page on their website geared directly towards streamers. Named the Discord StreamKit, this handy page lists all the possible tools and integrations you can add to your Discord server that is associated directly with streaming. Twitch and YouTube integration have already been part of Discord for a while, allowing […]

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Discord Releases API

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Discord announced the launch of their official API earlier today, giving users and streamers the platform to be able to take their discord servers to the next level. Those interested have access to  documentation, application support, bot users and basic OAuth. In the future a full API will be released, no date as of yet, […]

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Discord Guide

Discord for Streamers: Creating Community

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For streamers and viewers alike, one of the biggest aspects of streaming is community. Viewers love the opportunity to play games with their favorite streamer and to get to know the caster better. Discord is an awesome free tool that will allow you to engage with your community in a variety of ways. What exactly […]

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Discord Adds Streamer Mode

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Making sure your Discord is ready for your stream just got easier. Enable Streamer Mode in your User Settings and customize options such as hiding personal information and invite links as well as disabling notifications. This new feature is especially handy if you tend to monitor capture your desktop and want to pull up your […]

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Discord Gets Friend Lists

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The first of a few popular feature requests has arrived on Discord. You can now add anyone across Discord to your friends list! No more having to invite someone to a server first and then sending them a private message to get a hold of them. This is only the first phase of the Friends […]

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