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Twitch’s Daily PogChamp Emote Scrapped After Only a Few Days

Twitch has only seemed to make matters worse for themselves after removing the PogChamp emote from their service after the person it was based on “encouraged violence“, as the daily emotes they replaced it with only brought about further bickering and hypocrisy. Twitch decided they would release new different PogChamp emotes every day as a […]
Tags: Games, Politics, Usa, Internet, Censorship, Fail, Racism, Anime, Twitch


Twitch’s Daily PogChamp Emote Idea Scrapped After Only a Few Days

Twitch has only seemed to make matters worse for themselves after removing the PogChamp emote from their service after the person it was based on “encouraged violence“, as the daily emotes they replaced it with only brought about further bickering and hypocrisy. Twitch decided they would release new different PogChamp emotes every day as a […]
Tags: Games, Politics, Usa, Internet, Censorship, Fail, Racism, Anime, Twitch


Samsung Taps Twitch Rivals for Exclusive Gaming Events

Samsung Galaxy is now the exclusive mobile partner of Twitch Rivals, a year-long agreement that will see the companies collaborate on exclusive events and Twitch content.Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Science, Samsung, Phones, Mobile Gaming, Streaming, Twitch, Samsung Galaxy


QAnon spread like wildfire on social media. Here's how 16 tech companies have reacted to the conspiracy theory.

Protesters interact with Capitol Police inside the U.S. Capitol Building on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Win McNamee/Getty Images Social-media platforms have been slow to act against the QAnon conspiracy theory, with many only acting to curb the ballooning movement in the fall of 2020.  QAnon followers have been linked to several alleged crimes, including killings and attempted kidnappings. The conspiracy-theory movement also played a major role in the US Capitol siege on Wednesday....
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, Politics, News, Pinterest, Instagram, Etsy, Youtube, Washington, Berlin, New York City, Nbc News, US


App stores saw record 218 billion downloads in 2020, consumer spend of $143 billion

Mobile adoption continued to grow in 2020, in part due to the market forces of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to App Annie’s annual “State of Mobile” industry report, mobile app downloads grew by 7% year-over-year to a record 218 billion in 2020. Meanwhile, consumer spending grew by 20% to also hit a new milestone of $143 billion, led by markets that included China, the United States, Japan, South Korea and the United Kingdom. Consumers also spent 3.5 trillion minutes using apps on Android dev...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Android, Facebook, Apps, Messenger, South Korea, Spotify, Japan, The Weather Channel, Pinterest, Instagram, Indonesia, Youtube, France, China


Study finds around one-third of Americans regularly get their news from Facebook

Around a third of Americans regularly get their news from Facebook, according to the latest study from Pew Research Center, whose surveys aim to better understand the current media landscape in the U.S. In the updated report, Pew Research found that around half of U.S. adults, or 53%, said they “often” or “sometimes” use social media to get their news. This is spread out across a number of sites, but Facebook is at the top of the list. The study found that 36% of U.S. adults said they “regularly...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin, Tech, Snapchat, Reddit, Tumblr, Twitch, Pew Research Center, Trump, Twitter Facebook, Pew Research, Facebook In, U S Capitol, YouTube Instagram


Over 2.4 million people watched a Spanish 'Fortnite' streamer reveal his in-game skin, and it smashed through Twitch records for concurrent viewers

David Cánovas Martínez, aka "The Grefg." Twitch Twitch streamer "The Grefg," whose real name is David Cánovas Martínez, smashed through Twitch records on Monday afternoon with over 2.4 million people watching concurrently at one point. People were watching as Martinez revealed his in-game skin for the wildly popular game "Fortnite." Previous Twitch viewer records were held by the likes of Tyler "Ninja" Blevins and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, which Martinez surpassed by millions of viewe...
Tags: Amazon, Gaming, News, Video Games, Entertainment, Trends, Nasa, Streaming, Twitch, Streamers, Martinez, Ben Gilbert, Tech Insider, Fortnite, Tyler Ninja Blevins, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez


The deplatforming of President Trump

After years of placid admonishments, the tech world came out in force against President Trump this past week following the violent assault of the U.S. Capitol building in Washington D.C. on Wednesday. From Twitter to PayPal, more than a dozen companies have placed unprecedented restrictions or outright banned the current occupant of the White House from using their services, and in some cases, some of his associates and supporters as well. The news was voluminous and continuous for the past f...
Tags: Apple, Google, Social, TC, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Elon Musk, Media, Instagram, Minneapolis, Obama, Youtube, Washington, Government, White House


The deplatforming of a president

After years of placid admonishments, the tech world came out in force against President Trump this past week following the violent assault of the U.S. Capitol building in Washington D.C. on Wednesday. From Twitter to PayPal, more than a dozen companies have placed unprecedented restrictions or outright banned the current occupant of the White House from using their services, and in some cases, some of his associates and supporters as well. The news was voluminous and continuous for the past f...
Tags: Apple, Google, Social, TC, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Elon Musk, Media, Instagram, Minneapolis, Obama, Youtube, Washington, Government, White House


Twitter and Facebook both banned Trump from their platforms. Here's why that doesn't violate the First Amendment - or any other laws

Activist Mike Merrigan holds a piñata shaped like the Twitter logo with hair to look like U.S. President Donald Trump during a protest outside of Twitter headquarters on May 28, 2020 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Twitter suspended President Donald Trump's personal account permanently on Friday, a day after Facebook banned him indefinitely, in the wake of pro-Trump rioters storming the US Capitol. Trump quickly tried to use the official presidential Twitter acco...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter, Politics, News, Media, Instagram, Law, Congress, Youtube, Advertising, Trends, Social Media, Analysis, Federal Communications Commission


Extra Crunch roundup: 2 VC surveys, Tesla’s melt up, The Roblox Gambit, more

This has been quite a week. Instead of walking backward through the last few days of chaos and uncertainty, here are three good things that happened: Google employee Sara Robinson combined her interest in machine learning and baking to create AI-generated hybrid treats. A breakthrough could make water desalination 30%-40% more effective. Bianca Smith will become the first Black woman to coach a professional baseball team. Despite many distractions in our first full week of the new year, we pub...
Tags: Google, Security, Startups, TC, Gaming, Enterprise, Congress, Israel, Disney, US, Tech, Tesla, Bloomberg, Artificial Intelligence, Netflix, Automotive


What is stream sniping? Here's what you need to know about the livestream exploitation tactic in gaming, and how to prevent it

Stream sniping gives users an unfair advantage over their opponents. CasarsaGuru/Getty Images Stream sniping is when an online gamer exploits the livestream of a person they're playing against in an abusive, advantageous, or annoying way. You may be able to modify your livestream in a way that foils the tactics of would-be stream snipers. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Stream sniping is an opportunistic tactic in online gaming when a viewer exploits infor...
Tags: Amazon, Gaming, Trends, Livestreaming, Twitch, Online Gaming, Tech Insider, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To, Gaming (Reference, Emma Witman, CasarsaGuru Getty Images Stream


All the actions big tech companies have taken against Trump's social media accounts following the US Capitol siege

The rioters during the Capitol siege. Win McNamee/Getty Images The US Capitol siege by pro-President Donald Trump rioters on Wednesday has set off a wave of actions from big tech companies. Platforms like YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter have removed a video of Trump telling rioters "we love you, you're very special" but "go home in peace."   Twitter and Facebook have both locked Trump's respective social media accounts.  Here's a list of all the actions big tech companies have taken against...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, News, Instagram, Congress, Youtube, Cbs News, US, America, Trends, Snapchat, PAC, Biden, Donald Trump, Twitch, Shopify


Michelle Obama calls on Silicon Valley to permanently ban Trump and prevent platform abuse by future leaders

In a new statement issued by former First Lady Michelle Obama, she calls on Silicon Valley specifically to address its role in the violent insurrection attempt by pro-Trump rioters at the U.S. Capitol building on Wednesday. Obama’s statement also calls out the obviously biased treatment that the primarily white pro-Trump fanatics faced by law enforcement relative to that received by mostly peaceful BLM supporters during their lawful demonstrations (as opposed to Wednesday’s criminal activity)...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Twitter, Obama, Articles, Social Media, Tech, Joe Biden, Law Enforcement, Michelle Obama, Silicon Valley, Donald Trump, BLM, Twitch, Shopify, Social Media Platforms


Amazon’s Twitch Disables Donald Trump Account

Twitch has joined the widening movement to deplatform Donald Trump from internet services, following the rioting and violence by a pro-Trump horde Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Trump launched an account on Twitch, the game-centered live-streaming platform owned by Amazon, in the fall of 2019 as part of expanding his reelection campaign messaging. In a statement […]
Tags: Amazon, News, Washington, Donald Trump, Twitch, Trump, D C Trump


Amazon-owned Twitch has blocked Trump from streaming after the 'shocking attack on the Capitol'

Pro-Trump rioters broke into the US Capitol on Wednesday. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images Twitch has disabled President Trump's official account from streaming, the company said on Thursday.  Twitch, which is owned by Amazon, is the latest in a string of tech companies that have announced censures to Trump's use in the wake of the siege on the US Capitol on Wednesday afternoon. "In light of yesterday's shocking attack on the Capitol, we have disabled President Trump's Twitch channel," the c...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Entertainment, Senate, US, Trends, Social Media, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, House, Ban, Donald Trump, Twitch, Riot, Disable, Trump


Amazon’s Twitch Disables Donald Trump Account, Citing ‘Incendiary Rhetoric’

Twitch has joined the widening movement to deplatform Donald Trump from internet services, following the rioting and violence by a pro-Trump horde Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Trump launched an account on Twitch, the game-centered live-streaming platform owned by Amazon, in the fall of 2019 as part of expanding his reelection campaign messaging. In a statement […]
Tags: Amazon, News, Washington, Donald Trump, Twitch, Trump, D C Trump


Twitch disables Trump’s channel until end of his term to ‘minimize harm’ during transition

Following a slate of temporary and permanent bans from a number of the top online platforms, popular video streaming service Twitch today confirmed that it has disabled the President of the United States’ account. A spokesperson for the site told TechCrunch, In light of yesterday’s shocking attack on the Capitol, we have disabled President Trump’s Twitch channel. Given the current extraordinary circumstances and the President’s incendiary rhetoric, we believe this is a necessary step to prote...
Tags: TC, Gaming, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Congress, Government, Tech, United States, Twitch, Trump, Capitol, Facebook Twitter, Trump Administration, President Donald Trump, Capitol Trump, TechCrunch Twitch


Twitch disables Trump’s channel until the end of his term to ‘minimize harm’ during transition

Following a slate of temporary and permanent bans from a number of the top online platforms, popular video streaming service Twitch today confirmed that it has disabled the President of the United States’ account. A spokesperson for the site told TechCrunch, In light of yesterday’s shocking attack on the Capitol, we have disabled President Trump’s Twitch channel. Given the current extraordinary circumstances and the President’s incendiary rhetoric, we believe this is a necessary step to prote...
Tags: TC, Gaming, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Congress, Government, Tech, United States, Twitch, Trump, Capitol, Facebook Twitter, Trump Administration, President Donald Trump, Capitol Trump, TechCrunch Twitch


Twitch Removes Pogchamp Emote After Wrongthink Political Statement by Gootecks

The biggest game streaming platform in the world, Twitch, has now banned the “pogchamp” emote after the subject it’s based on made a “disagreeable” political statement about the riot situation in Washington DC’s Capitol Hill. The statement was officially made on Twitch’s Twitter account blaming Ryan “Gootecks” Gutierrez for “encouraging further violence” in regards to […]
Tags: Politics, Usa, Internet, Censorship, International, Bizarre, Washington Dc, Capitol Hill, Anime, Announcements, Twitch, Gootecks, Ryan Gootecks Gutierrez


Does this tattoo mean Capitol mob was antifa? Alleged evidence debunked

Among the photos cited by those arguing — with little evidence — that the mob that stormed the Capitol on Wednesday was antifa is  one showing a tattoo on a rioter’s hand. It turns out it’s a reference to a video game. The image shared on Twitter shows a bearded man in a tan hooded sweatshirt. (He’s standing next to the shirtless man in the buffalo horns.) On the back of his left hand is a tattoo that some interpreted as a hammer and sickle,  or as a symbol of the loose-knit political protest mo...
Tags: Politics, News, San Francisco, Sport, Joe Biden, Fbi, Soccer, Arizona, Biden, Msnbc, Twitch, Trump, Capitol, Arizona Republic, Harvey Smith, National News


How to record Twitch streams for later viewing on a PC

Do you want to record your Twitch streams for later viewing or sharing? No problem. Here are several ways to do it and which may work best for your situation!
Tags: Gaming, Trends, How-to, Computing, Video On Demand, Twitch, Vod, Obs, Tier 4


The 22 biggest tech scandals of 2020, from the unprecedented Twitter hack to the makers of 'Fortnite' declaring war on Apple

Quibi CEO Meg Whitman in January. Reuters Good news: 2020 is finally over. It was a long year, and one in which the coronavirus crisis and the US presidential election dominated the news. Yet the tech industry still managed to embroil itself in scandals of its own.  2020 began with revelations about Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' phone hacking and a Microsoft employee getting caught stealing millions from the company.  Soon after, however, Silicon Valley largely closed its doors and the tech world...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Post, New York Post, Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, UK, Hollywood, Fcc, Microsoft, Minneapolis


How to stream on a PS5

Stream your PS5 endeavors to Twitch or YouTube to show off your skills and kickstart your streaming empire. Here’s how to get started and set up your console.
Tags: Gaming, Youtube, Trends, How-to, Streaming, Twitch, PlayStation 5, PS5


Streamers Flabbergasted After Twitch Partially Bans The Word 'Simp'

It’s been yet another long 24 hours for Twitch—the latest in what’s shaped up to be an agonizingly long year for the company (and also everybody on Earth). Yesterday afternoon, Twitch held a live town hall with the goal of illuminating recent policy changes and features around DMCAs, sexual harassment, ads, and other…Read more...
Tags: Science, Streaming, Kotakucore, Twitch, Simp


Twitch Bans the Words 'Simp' and 'Virgin' (Actual Simps And Virgins Still Welcome)

As part of an ongoing process of retooling its policies around harassment and hateful conduct, Twitch announced on Wednesday that the words “simp,” “incel,” and “virgin” will no longer be allowed on the platform as long as they are used by streamers and commenters as insults. If they are used in a friendly way, the…Read more...
Tags: Science, Platform, Sexual Harassment, Twitch, Simp, Harassment Guidelines


Twitch streams with nobody watching

Nobody.live presents random Twitch streams with nobody watching—until you are. Welcome to the chat room. Send a message. (via WAXY)
Tags: Post, Games, News, Livestreaming, Twitch, Videogames, Livestreams


Following the messy launch of 'Cyberpunk 2077,' the development studio's stock value has fallen off a cliff

Night City in "Cyberpunk 2077." CD Projekt Red The most hyped game of the year, "Cyberpunk 2077," launched last week on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. Players are reporting a range of bugs in the game, from characters appearing to float through space to being suddenly teleported, among a variety of other issues.  On Monday morning, the game's developer CD Projekt apologized to buyers and said it would honor refunds. Since the game's launch on December 10, the company's stock price has pl...
Tags: Gaming, Elon Musk, Microsoft, Video Games, Entertainment, Xbox One, Trends, Pc, Cyberpunk, Steam, Playstation, Sony, Xbox, Playstation 4, Ps4, Twitch


Twitch Allowing Cyberpunk 2077 Streams Despite Sexual Content

CD Projekt RED’s revered yet intensely buggy Cyberpunk 2077 has turned heads due to its abundant inclusion of nudity and sexual content, with streaming platform Twitch allowing the game to be played with no repercussions despite previously disallowing such sexual content. Twitch’s streaming guidelines state that “nudity and sexually explicit content or activities, such as […]
Tags: Games, Censorship, Cyberpunk, Anime, Livestream, Announcements, Twitch


How to get the free Twitch Glitch pet in Among Us

Wondering how to get the free Twitch Glitch pet in Among Us? You're not alone. Thankfully, getting it isn't too difficult as long as you know the right steps.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, How-to, Mobile Gaming, Twitch, How-to Guides, Among Us, Twitch Rivals