Posts Tagged ‘Twitch’

Twitch Prime Offers RuneScape Goodies For April

Amazon Prime subscribers, among their other perks, enjoy access to Twitch Prime, a service that offers free channel subscriptions in addition to other monthly goods. This month, Twitch has partnered with Jagex to hand out a month of free membership and a few other bonuses. Log in to Twitch between April 11th and May 8th […]

Blizzard’s Silence Mechanic Exposed As Automated

Blizzard recently introduced a new moderation system to World of Warcraft, one that promised to implement account-wide punishment for abusive chat once a player was reported by a sufficient number of people. The description of silencing, as shown below, states that punishment is inflicted “after investigation,” presumably by a live customer support staffer. “Following the […]

Twitch Troll Loses Fifty Grand

You’ve got to pay the troll toll. Twitch has opened up new lifelines for online personalities over the past couple of years, with many making a fair amount of their income with those at the top living pretty lavishly off of subscriptions and donations. In fact, the service has become such a platform that one […]

Top 5: Ideas Twitch Can Adopt To Curb Racism

Today must be a day ending in ‘day,’ because Dreamhack has come and gone and the internet has once again shown itself to be a cesspool of racism and harassment. In the wake of people piling on to the Hearthstone stream to throw racist comments at finalist Terrance Miller, both Blizzard and Twitch have committed […]