Mixer Releases Season 2

Mixer Releases Season 2

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Mixer, the ever-evolving streaming site owned by Microsoft, has started the next move in its evolution, dubbing it Season 2. Why the name? Mixer staff wanted to reflect that this isn’t just one massive update, but more of a progressive move that will continue to evolve over time. The first new feature available is Skills. […]

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Twitch Rooms Clip Champs Bit Badges

Twitch Updates: Rooms, Clip Champs, New Bit Badges, and More

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Twitch has been busy this past week, releasing some new features and improvements across the platform. Let’s take a look! Clip Champs The Clip Champs of the chat are the people that love to capture your best moments during the stream. They are a huge boost to the community by helping to create content with […]

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Twitch Holiday 2017 Specials

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Twitch is getting into the festive mood by offering a few gifts to viewers and ways to cheer in the holiday spirit! All first-month subs (or haven’t been a subscriber to the channel in 32 days i.e your sub-streak has ended) AND all sub gifts are 20% off for the month of December. So if […]

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Bit Boss Battles Global Cheermote Contest

Bit Boss Battles Release Global Cheermote and New Contest

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Bit Boss Battles (BBB) provides an interactive widget that enables viewers to battle each other using Bits. Each time a viewer cheers, damage is dealt to the “Bit Boss” at a rate of 1 point per bit. Whoever deals the killing blow will take over as the new boss. Yesterday, a new global Cheermote, BitBoss, was […]

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Twitch Acquisitions Bits Stats

Twitch Acquisition, Bits, and Stats, Oh My!

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This past week has been full of new Twitch announcements. Stats have become more informative with the addition of things such as location data. Bits got a major update with the ability to purchase via mobile and a wider range of payment options. There was even a new acquisition announced by Twitch! ClipMine Acquisition Twitch announced in […]

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Complete Guide to Monetizing Your Stream

Complete Guide to Monetizing Your Stream

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Let’s take a look at how content creators can monetize. The great news is that you have more options than ever. The unfortunate side effect of those options is you have so many more decisions to make! Here we’ll cover just about every way you can monetize your content. Tips/Donations Hopefully, you all know what […]

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Twitch Earn Free Bits

How to Earn Free Bits on Twitch

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Cheering has been a feature on Twitch since mid-2016, which allows viewers to spend a currency called Bits on Twitch Partners and Affiliates. The streamer receiving bits gets paid $0.01 per 1 bit while the consumers purchase bits at a higher rate as a revenue source for the company itself. There are a few ways […]

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Twitch Buy Games

You Can Now Buy Games on Twitch

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We posted back in February that Twitch would start selling games directly through the website. A couple months and a Twitch application later, you actually can buy games on Twitch. The basics of buying games on Twitch were announced early on and, for the most part, have remained the same. Twitch has partnered with several companies to […]

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Twitch Partner Cheermotes

Twitch Adds Custom Cheermotes for Partners

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  A little while ago, Twitch introduced Cheermotes, a bits tipping system that animates your favorite emotes like Kreygasm, SwiftRage, and Kappa. The lower bit animations were simple movements while the higher bit ones were displays of glory. Today, Twitch is taking that idea further in allowing Partners to bring their own custom Cheermotes to the channel! […]

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Cheermotes

Twitch Adds Cheermotes

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A while back, Twitch introduced Cheering, an integrated tipping service. The updates to cheering continue as Twitch adds Cheermotes and expanded Cheering support. Emotes are a major component of Twitch chat. They’re fun and a great way to add something extra to any statement. Now, you can CHEER with emotes! Cheering a certain amount of bits combined […]

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Twitch Adds Pinned Cheers

Twitch Adds Pinned Cheers

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As a small update to Cheering, Twitch released a feature that would pin the most recent Cheer to the top of the chat. Previously, Cheers would go with the regular flow of chat and a Cheer could get lost in more active channels. To make them more noticeable, Partners can choose to have them stick to […]

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Twitch Earn Bits from Ads

Twitch Adding Ability to Earn Free Bits in U.S

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Twitch’s cheering system has been around for several months now and has expanded to the majority of Twitch Partners and viewers. Viewers can purchase Bits and use them in enabled channels to support their favorite casters. Starting with a small set of users in the United States, Twitch is implementing the ability to earn free […]

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Twitch Introduces Cheers

Twitch Introduces Cheers

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Twitch’s latest feature, Cheering, brings a new way to support and celebrate your favourite streamers. Through the use of Bits you can Cheer for your favourite streamer directly in chat, with the use of animated chat emoticons. Currently in beta, it is only available for a select group of partnered streamers, but will be later rolled […]

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