YouTube Buying Twitch – Reactions from Twitter

Yesterday evening, Variety posted that based on sources, Youtube is planning to acquire Twitch for $1 billion. This sparked an explosion in the Twittersphere, here are some of the reactions:

Some people got some press, and probably an influx of panicked questions…

Some were optimistic about the potential acquisition…

 

The validity of the article was questioned…

 

 

 

 

 

 

Many people were unfavorable towards YouTube buying Twitch…

 

 

 

 

 

Thankfully some Tweeters provided some comic relief…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And some started the YouTube-Twitch merger early…

 

 

Overall, the news sparked a negative reaction from streamers and viewers alike. The news has yet to be confirmed and it still has to pass through the Justice Department’s anti-competitive evaluation, but if this happens expect Twitch to change.

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