Tag Archives: Twitch

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

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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 […]

A Devastating Twitch Hack Sends Streamers Reeling

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This morning, an anonymous hacker released what they claim is an enormous cache of proprietary data from Twitch, the popular streaming platform, including Twitch.tv source code and streamers’ revenue information. “Jeff Bezos paid $970 million for this, we’re giving it away FOR FREE,” wrote the poster on 4chan. Today’s leak, which its original poster described […]

Twitch adds animal livestreams category and other tech news

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Chris Fox looks at the best of the week’s technology news stories including: US tech company Yahoo ends its presence in mainland China Facebook says it will end the use of facial recognition on the social network to identify and tag people in photos Game streaming site Twitch adds a new category for animal livestreams […]