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Twitch now works with SharePlay on the iPhone and iPad

Twitch has rolled out another feature designed to bring viewers closer together. The livestreaming service now supports SharePlay on iPhone and iPad, so up to 32 people can watch the same stream while they’re on a FaceTime call. Everyone on the call will need to log in to the Twitch app — the service confirmed…

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Popular Twitch Software Changing Name Following Plagiarism Accusations

Image: StreamlabsYesterday, the Twitter account for the livestreaming software Lightstream accused rival streaming software maker Streamlabs of stealing marketing copy from its website. After Lightstream tweeted about how Streamlabs’ website text was modeled on its own, other companies began to corroborate with their own negative experiences with Streamlabs. Among those were the makers of OBS,…

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Why a leading Twitch streamer is founding her own talent management and brand consulting firm

Top Twitch streamer Imane “Pokimane” Anys has founded her own talent management and brand consulting firm. The streamer has named her company RTS, a nod to the popular real-time strategy video game genre. “It perfectly represents what we want to do for clients, which is to create a real-time strategy that will be beneficial and…

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Twitch streaming is returning to the Xbox dashboard

Microsoft is bringing back Twitch streaming integration directly into the Xbox dashboard. Twitch first appeared directly integrated into the Xbox One dashboard in 2014, using the original Snap interface to allow players to stream directly to the service. Now it’s coming back into the Xbox Guide interface, with similar integration and webcam support. Alpha and…

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Twitch tests a rewind button for live streams

Have you ever just missed a big moment during a live Twitch stream? You might not have to in the future. The Verge reports Twitch is launching a month-long test that includes a “Rewind the Stream” button for live channels. Tap it and you’ll jump two minutes back in the broadcast, with options to scrub…

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Twitch are “confident” no passwords or credit cards were exposed in leak

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. They’ve updated users after further investigation Twitch were hit by a rather big source code and data breach earlier this month, which they say they’ve since been investigating. They’ve updated users again today, reiterating that…

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Your Twitch Password Wasn’t Leaked in the Big Hack

TwitchRemember the massive Twitch leak that revealed all sorts of information, including creator payouts? Well, according to Twitch, user passwords weren’t included in the hack, so your account is safe. Twitch posted on its blog about the security incident from October 6, 2021, and the company confirmed what the early reports suggested: creator payouts and…

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Twitch data breach investigations continue

chombosan – Investigations are ongoing into a 125GB data breach that hit livestreaming platform Twitch, apparently the work of hacktivists By Alex Scroxton, Security Editor Published: 07 Oct 2021 10:58 Livestreaming and videogaming platform Twitch continues to investigate a major breach of its systems that saw over 125GB of its data, including source code,…

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Millionaire Twitch streamers react to their leaked earnings

You got paid how much? — “I’d never want to hide how much I make, so I’m down to make a meme out of it.” Cecilia D’Anastasio – Oct 9, 2021 11:10 am UTC Enlarge / According to the leaked data, 81 streamers have earned over $1 million each through Twitch since late 2019.Getty ImagesUsually…

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Twitch Streamers’ Earnings Were Exposed. Now, It’s a Meme

Usually on Twitch, the rallying cry “Let’s get top five, baby!” refers to a video game leaderboard. Now, in the wake of a cataclysmic data breach, the gaming world is focused on a new leaderboard: one that ranks streamers according to how much money they make from Twitch.A circus of controversy washed over the internet…