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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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TwitchCon 2019 panels for beginning streamers

TwitchCon ’19 Panels for Beginning Streamers

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TwitchCon is a great way to find and meet like minded people in the Gaming and Content Creation world but with you being new to it you might be wondering which panels will benefit you in your early stages of streaming. Below will show you the schedule and best panels to fit you as a […]

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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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Twitch Tags and Categories

Twitch Introduces Tags and Expands on IRL/Creative Categories

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As Twitch grows, they continue to innovate ways for improving discoverability on the website. This month, they’ve added Tags, a feature that will increase the scope in which a streamer can be discovered, and have improved Catagories such as IRL to better define what the stream is about. Tags are sort of like hashtags on […]

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Twitch new IRL and Creative Categories

Twitch Breaks Down IRL & Creative Categories

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  Twitch is hitting the stop button on one of the fastest growing genres of streaming in a long time: IRL. Instead, they are working on truly defining what IRL is and organizing it all into subcategories. These subcategories are: Art – Do you enjoy creating visual art in any form or fashion? All forms, […]

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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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Twitch Bounty Board Beta

Twitch Launches Bounty Board Program (Closed Beta)

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Twitch has recently launched their Bounty Board program into closed beta. Bounties are paid sponsorship opportunities that streamers can accept directly from their Twitch dashboard. Through this program, Twitch will become the middleman in connecting you with brands to stream specific games as sponsorships. This means you won’t have to do any of the work […]

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Twitch Analytics Overview

New Twitch Analytics Page Overview

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Twitch has recently added a new Analytics page, presenting information that is more clear, specific, and plentiful. This change provides some extremely useful metrics for streamers to look at and see areas for improvement. Today I’ll be going over all the different sections and giving you the scoop on what they mean and how you […]

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Twitch Womens History Month 2018

Twitch Celebrates Women’s History Month

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  In honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day (March 8th), Twitch is showing some love to the ladies of Twitch all month long. From stories shared to streams being showcased on the home page and social media, the love for women streamers will take over Twitch all month! Along with all the […]

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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 Community Guidelines Change

Twitch Updates Community Guidelines

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Last week, Twitch announced that they were revising their Community Guidelines and changing them to match the ever-changing world of streaming. Well, those changes are now released, and they cover a WIDE range of areas. It’s worth a read but, in StreamerSquare fashion, we’re going to break down the article for you and cover the […]

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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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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 Sub Landing Page Revamp

Twitch Subscription Landing Page Gets a Revamp

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Becoming a sub for your favorite streamer is about to be easier and cleaner with the introduction of a Subscriber Landing Page. Inside this page, interested viewers can see what emotes they would unlock, read a description about the streamer, and sub to any tier. The link is simple too! It’s as easy as subs.twitch.tv/(Username) […]

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TwitchCon 2017 Keynote Recap

TwitchCon 2017 Keynote Recap

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The annual TwitchCon Keynote is host to Twitch’s yearly recap, surprises, and big announcements. This year was no different as a slew of new features were announced with release dates just around the corner. Let’s take a look. Stream Summary HUGE new feature that they revealed coming in November is the Stream Summary. Many streamers […]

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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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Twitch Extensions and New API

Twitch Unveils “Extensions” and API Improvements

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Earlier this week, Twitch announced several exciting changes coming to the platform that will allow both streamers and developers to create engaging new experiences for their communities. Both an all-new API and interactive applications called Extensions will be launching site-wide. The announcements were made during PAX Dev and simultaneously live streamed from their Twitch Dev […]

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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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Twitch Vodcast Improvements

Improvements to Twitch’s Vodcast Feature

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The Vodcast feature has received a lot of criticism over the last month but with all the recent product changes we’ve seen, it’s clear that Twitch is listening. This latest update to Vodcasts makes them easier to identify, gives you more control over hosting, and improves discoverability. Easier to Identify There are now a few […]

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Twitch Communities Feature Update

Twitch Communities Update: Stream to Multiple Communities

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Back in February of this year, Twitch launched Communities. Upon launch, there were a lot of mixed feelings about this feature. Many creative casters felt the removal of the hashtag system was a step backwards. The regulations surrounding communities were almost non-existent and communities were popping up under ridiculously redundant genres, team names, etc. Twitch has announced […]

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Twitch Stats Facelift

Twitch Stats Receives Major Facelift

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If you haven’t logged into your Twitch Stats page in a while, now would be the time to do so. Twitch just announced on their blog a pretty impressive update to everyone’s stats with more fixes and functionality yet to come. Previously the stats page has been hard to read, inaccurate, or just not useful for […]

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