Twitch 2021: A year in controversies

Twitch 2021: A year in controversies

2020 was a noteworthy year for big streamer bans on Twitch, but 2021 has been something different. In many ways, the past 12 months have been much darker and more difficult: Instead of laughing at self-incriminating Call of Duty cheaters or wondering why Dr....
To get big Twitch payouts, you have to be among the top 0.01% of streamers

To get big Twitch payouts, you have to be among the top 0.01% of streamers

Some of Twitch’s internal records are now public knowledge following a major data breach and the online distribution of documents that, among other things, appear to reveal how much money top streamers earned directly from Twitch streaming over the past two...
To get big Twitch payouts, you have to be among the top 0.01% of streamers

Security experts aghast at the scale of Twitch hack: ‘This is as bad as it could possibly be’

Just when we thought that Facebook’s lengthy downtime would be the biggest cybersecurity news of the week, hackers went and absolutely bulldozed Twitch, swiping the site’s source code and revealing everything from how much the top streamers make (a lot) to...