Twitch hopes to win back streamers with new features announcements at TwitchCon Paris 2023
    I believe that this past weekend was a big opportunity to Twitch to reestablish connection with its streaming community after some difficult months with both competition and streamers unhappy. In Paris, TwitchCon Paris 2023 took place and this was the main announcement from Twitch from a platform and tools perspective & pretty much what I found interesting as of course, I am broke as heck to even go to the physical United States…  Personalize highlights for main page One...
    By TheGeeZus 2023-07-10 14:49:35 0 238
    Discord opened more monetization opportunities for content creators
    Is true that GGs holds both presence on Discord and Guilded and while each offers features on their own (mainly Guilded tries to have Discord’s features as free as possible instead of attaching Nitro), we cannot ignore every time Discord gets a big update. And indeed, it is a good one for creators that already offer subscriptions to their users and fans. Discord confirmed that they will launch a shop where content creators can sell “Downloadables” to users via Server Shops....
    By TheGeeZus 2023-06-21 15:58:12 0 232
    Twitch announced a new Partner tier called Partner Plus Out of nowhere
    Being in the mouth and having conversations in the wrong way is pretty much the TLDR of the status of Twitch these days. And days after a staff member decided it was a good idea to hijack Harris Heller’s stream to call him wrong about Twitch without using the explicit word “wrong”, this is the first new thing since. While everybody was expecting that Twitch re-introduce a 70/30 split for content creators eligible to monetize their content, Twitch announced Partner Plus as a...
    By TheGeeZus 2023-06-15 21:10:25 0 229
    Twitch believes is a good idea by limiting profit of streamers & expect universal acceptance (Updated)
    A hard Tuesday for Twitch and it is that the former OG of gaming streaming and currently Amazon video streaming service continues to monetize whenever it can but at his favor and the latest Terms Of Conditions changes went as horrible as you can expect. It was another Tuesday afternoon, when content creators and streamers received an TOS update from Twitch and were not good news. Practically the main issue was new guidelines on how streamers HAD to make their visual sources to display but...
    By TheGeeZus 2023-06-07 17:28:43 0 215
    Call to Arms - 2023 by Stack Up Raised more than $194K
    Call To Arms is Stack Up's year-long donation drive that directly supports our mission of using the awesome power of gaming to support US and allied veterans and active duty service members around the world!  In this Call To Arms  2023 edition coinciding with Stack Up’s 8th year, it manages to raise $194,102.84 with 1,042 content creators and organizations giving their time for this cause. CALL TO ARMS powers the following Stack Up missions:  SUPPLY CRATES: Video game...
    By TheGeeZus 2023-05-29 16:11:17 0 234
    Gamers Outreach with yet another successful stream-a-thon with Gamers for Giving 2023
    For 15 consecutive years, Gamers Outreach have been running the Gamers For Giving campaign and other initiatives as part of their goal to empower hospitalized families through gaming, where activity is easily prioritized as part of care.  Their proposals are mobile gaming stations that can be used for children that are in long term care in hospitals to have the opportunity to have a great time within the circumstances. This year, their Gamers For Giving 2023 campaign included over 320...
    By TheGeeZus 2023-03-28 20:36:52 0 262
    New set of layoff on Amazon targets Twitch and AWS
    Unfortunately this is a trend that appears to continue until global economics becomes stable again, inflation and businesses can say that there is a certainty of an uncertain future in the post-pandemic world that we are about to enter. There is no other way to introduce another bad news for employment and specifically Twitch and AWS as Amazon confirmed this week that today, there will be effectively a new round of layoff focusing on both businesses. There will be around 9,400 people that...
    By TheGeeZus 2023-03-24 19:49:49 0 239
    Twitch CEO has stepped down, ending the OG era of Twitch
    In an uprising move, Justin.tv and Twitch co-founder Emmett Shear has announced that he has stepped down from being the CEO of Twitch in days that the first commercially viable gaming streaming network dominance is challenged in every corner. After a 16 year career and living all evolution from Justin.tv to Twitch, Emmett Shear has announced that he is being succeeded by Twitch President Dan Clancy as CEO of Twitch. Shear claims that he wanted to focus more time with his family and finally...
    By TheGeeZus 2023-03-16 16:00:45 0 228
    YouTube appoints new CEO after the exit of Susan Wojcicki
    In a strange development during a new era on YouTube where gaming and content streaming have taken new highs as YouTube has become a definite rival to Twitch, Google video streaming subsidiary has announced a big change. Susan Wojcicki will be stepping out of being CEO of YouTube after 9 years dealing with trends and changes of the Internet. After initially announced internally, Wocjicki acknowledged that her reason behind her exit weighs more on focusing on her personal life and family, as...
    By TheGeeZus 2023-02-16 21:07:57 0 260
    AMD is not wasting anytime already announcing the X3D variant of Ryzen Zen 4
    It was just last year that AMD made a move that surprised many gamers and was giving the Ryzen 7 5800X a taste of Ryzen 9’s 3D V-Cache and for now 2022’s Zen 4 generation, they are not waiting for their 2nd year to receive them. The Zen 4 family is still not a half a year old and AMD already gave Ryzen 7 and 9 their respective 3D V-Cache capacity. The 16-core 32-thread 7950X3D at $699 and the 12-core 24-thread Ryzen 9 7900X3D that weighs in at $599. The eight-core, 16-thread...
    By TheGeeZus 2023-02-01 19:52:18 0 271
    Discord opens more opportunities to monetize with your community
    Part of content creation has increasingly included the need to add Discord as part of your way to contact or be in touch with your community and it is no longer for power users or gaming companies, Discord has become a good access for content creators. More evidence builded in as Discord confirmed that their monetization program has been extended to individuals that have built a community within Discord and not being forced to be an organization itself. “Starting today, we’re...
    By TheGeeZus 2022-12-02 17:58:37 0 222
    Twitch launches Shield Mode as a new weapon against hate raids
    Pretty much, independent developers have to take the lead on the fight of toxicity and bad people within Twitch and while the Amazon streaming subsidiary have done some effort, this is a first big one. Twitch announced Shield Mode, which is kind of a protection that streamers and their mods can activate in real-time when a hate raid is occurring. Shield Mode gives you a set of settings that will ban chatters using a specific word or phrase or prohibit first-time chatters from speaking at all...
    By TheGeeZus 2022-11-30 21:19:43 3 196
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