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Feb 17

Welcome to League Week on Twitch: Watch, Compete, and Improve Your Game

Feb 17

Welcome to League Week on Twitch: Watch, Compete, and Improve Your Game

If you love League of Legends like we do, there’s...

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Feb 14

Twitch Welcomes our First Developer to the Ambassador Program: AlphaDuplo!

Feb 14

Twitch Welcomes our First Developer to the Ambassador Program: AlphaDuplo!

Last March, Twitch announced an expansion to the Ambassador program...

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Feb 1

Celebrate Black History Month on Twitch

Feb 1

Celebrate Black History Month on Twitch

We are constantly inspired by creators on Twitch. And as...

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Jan 30

Streamer Love: A celebration of Twitch streamers

Jan 30

Streamer Love: A celebration of Twitch streamers

Love is in the air! Valentine’s Day is around the...

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Jan 15

Introducing our 2020 Twitch Research Fellows

Jan 15

Introducing our 2020 Twitch Research Fellows

We’re proud to announce our 2020 Twitch Research Fellowship award winners!

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Jan 15

Twitch invites you to take on our ACM MMSys 2020 Grand Challenge

Jan 15

Twitch invites you to take on our ACM MMSys 2020 Grand Challenge

Since 2017, Twitch has been delivering interactive experiences to millions of viewers through low-latency streaming. Low-latency streaming is an evolution of web streaming technology that brings the stream delay from creator to viewer down from over 30 seconds to just a few seconds.

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Jan 9

All aboard the Hype Train

Jan 9

All aboard the Hype Train

We’ve seen the amazing support that happens when a community...

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Jan 8

Introducing Twitchverse, plus our first show of the decade!

Jan 8

Introducing Twitchverse, plus our first show of the decade!

At Twitch, we put all of you, the community, at...

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Jan 2

We’re starting 2020 coming in hot - introducing The Twitch January Drop.

Jan 2

We’re starting 2020 coming in hot - introducing The Twitch January Drop.

All month long we’re spotlighting what makes Twitch great with a killer slate of interactive special events, programming and content meant to blow your mind.

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New Features

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Squad Stream: The next way to play and watch together

Squad Stream: The next way to play and watch together

Squad Stream is a fast and easy way for up to four creators to go live and stream together in one window.

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Improving the Offline Experience for Viewers and Streamers

Improving the Offline Experience for Viewers and Streamers

Every day, millions of people come to Twitch to watch and find new channels. To help streamers be more discoverable, and to provide viewers…

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New channel moderation tools are now live in chat

New channel moderation tools are now live in chat

As our way of saying thanks to channel mods, we’re launching new tools that will help them work together without leaving Twitch.

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TwitchCon 2018 Keynote: Everything You Need to Know

TwitchCon 2018 Keynote: Everything You Need to Know

We kicked off TwitchCon by announcing how we’re helping streamers grow, connect, and thrive.

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Events

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Updated! Your Developer Experience at TwitchCon 2019

Updated! Your Developer Experience at TwitchCon 2019

Developers are now fully integrated into TwitchCon San Diego with a dedicated learning path and fun experiences specific to developers.

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Twitch Developer Tour Roundup

Twitch Developer Tour Roundup

Thanks to our community and partners that came out to see us on tour!

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Twitch Developer Tour + gamesweekberlin = better together!

Twitch Developer Tour + gamesweekberlin = better together!

We are excited to partner with gamesweekberlin 8 April through 14 April, 2019! Our Twitch Developer Tour Berlin is now part of their seven…

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Announcing TwitchCon 2019

Announcing TwitchCon 2019

Coming right off the best TwitchCon ever in San Jose, we knew it would take something big to make this year’s event ever better. So we…

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Esports

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Twitch Prime members: Get Monthly Rift Rewards in League of Legends

Twitch Prime members: Get Monthly Rift Rewards in League of Legends

Twitch Prime and Riot Games are teaming up to offer Twitch Prime members four months’ worth of content for League of Legends, beginning…

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Twitch Rivals returns with over 100 events in 2019

Twitch Rivals returns with over 100 events in 2019

We heard you when you said you want more Twitch Rivals, so this year, we’re bringing you more weekly events and making all of them even…

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Twitch Prime members: Get a Summoner’s Crown Capsule in League of Legends!

Twitch Prime members: Get a Summoner’s Crown Capsule in League of Legends!

Riot Games and Twitch Prime have teamed up to bring you the first in a series of free in-game loot in League of Legends for Twitch Prime…

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Twitch Rivals presents: the Hearthstone Gold Rush challenge

Twitch Rivals presents: the Hearthstone Gold Rush challenge

In one week, Hearthstone’s Dual Class Arena mode, The Hallow’s End, will return for a two week limited time special event!

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Creative

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Beyond Purple

Beyond Purple

Take a look at how we brought Twitch's new brand to life through the product experience.

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Introducing Tags and New Categories: New Ways to Discover Streamers on Twitch

Introducing Tags and New Categories: New Ways to Discover Streamers on Twitch

Today we’re releasing Tags, a new way for streamers to describe their live stream in more detail, and new Categories.

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This August, help us raise money for #CreateforKids

This August, help us raise money for #CreateforKids

Our third annual #CreateforKids charity drive kicks off this month, and we’re calling all streamers to join. Last year we partnered with…

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May Cosplay Showcase!

May Cosplay Showcase!

Attending a convention and taking photos with your favorite characters only shows off one facet of cosplay, but cosplayers and artists put…

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Engineering

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ThisEmoteDoesNotExist: Training a GAN for Twitch Emotes

ThisEmoteDoesNotExist: Training a GAN for Twitch Emotes

The idea for this project began when a coworker and I were talking about NVIDIA’s photo-realistic generated human faces using StyleGAN and…

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Go memory ballast: How I learnt to stop worrying and love the heap

Go memory ballast: How I learnt to stop worrying and love the heap

I’m a big fan of small code changes that can have large impact. This may seem like an obvious thing to state, but let me explain:

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How Twitch Addresses Scalability and Authentication

How Twitch Addresses Scalability and Authentication

Curious how Twitch Identity services address scalability and performance challenges related to authentication?

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Twitch for Android: From Meme to Dream

Twitch for Android: From Meme to Dream

Meet PogDroid, our beloved Android app to watch the latest memes unfold live while on the go. Buckle up: This is PogDroid’s adventure!

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Developers

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Our Winners for Twitch DevJam: 2019 are...!

Our Winners for Twitch DevJam: 2019 are...!

From July to October, the Twitch developer community has been hard at work launching game-matched experiences for the Twitch DevJam. Here are the winners!

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Twitch Authentication: Understanding Which Protocol and Flow is Right For You

Twitch Authentication: Understanding Which Protocol and Flow is Right For You

One of the most common hurdles when first developing a new integration or Extension with Twitch is determining the authentication method that best fits your needs.

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Highlights from the TwitchCon Hackathon 2019

Highlights from the TwitchCon Hackathon 2019

This year’s TwitchCon Hackathon saw 145 developers from around the world come to team up and build Twitch Extensions over the course of just 24 hours.

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Updated! Twitch Developer Jam: 2019

Updated! Twitch Developer Jam: 2019

Level up the Twitch community with game-matched Extensions

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Science

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Analyzing Twitch chat during a Pokémon Marathon

Analyzing Twitch chat during a Pokémon Marathon

Twitch data scientists apply NLP on chat data

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Using chat emotes as signals for content themes

Using chat emotes as signals for content themes

At Twitch, our Science team is always working to better understand the complex three-sided marketplace that revolves around streamers…

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Two-Stage Least Squares For A/B Tests

Two-Stage Least Squares For A/B Tests

At Twitch, we run a lot of experiments — it’s the best way to confidently establish causation between product features and user behavior…

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Productizing Data Science at Twitch

Productizing Data Science at Twitch

A key function of data science at Twitch is using behavioral data to build data products that improve our products and services.

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