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Oct 11

Build Extensions and Optimize for “2.0” as an Organization

Oct 11

Build Extensions and Optimize for “2.0” as an Organization

You probably noticed the refreshed TwitchDev look coinciding with the Twitch brand update, but we wanted to share a few product updates to the Developer Console as well.

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Oct 10

Announcing brand new mobile loot: Mobile Legends: Bang Bang

Oct 10

Announcing brand new mobile loot: Mobile Legends: Bang Bang

Amazon Prime members can now claim free legendary loot for Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, the international multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) sensation from Moonton.

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Sep 29

Here’s What Else is Coming Soon to Twitch

Sep 29

Here’s What Else is Coming Soon to Twitch

Another TwitchCon is in the books! We kicked things off...

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Sep 27

TwitchCon Day 1: All the News from the Opening Ceremony

Sep 27

TwitchCon Day 1: All the News from the Opening Ceremony

Today in San Diego, we did something new to celebrate...

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Sep 26

​​​​​​​Nice to meet you again, for the first time.

Sep 26

​​​​​​​Nice to meet you again, for the first time.

Just over a year ago, we set off on a...

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Sep 25

Stop by the Rockstar Games area of the Twitch Prime Booth at TwitchCon

Sep 25

Stop by the Rockstar Games area of the Twitch Prime Booth at TwitchCon

Learn about Social Club x Twitch Prime benefits — plus look out for Rockstar t-shirt giveaways while supplies last!

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Sep 24

Get Twitch Prime IRL Benefits & Watch Our Livestream @ TwitchCon this weekend!

Sep 24

Get Twitch Prime IRL Benefits & Watch Our Livestream @ TwitchCon this weekend!

TwitchCon is almost here, and we’re happy to announce that Twitch Prime will be there to give you IRL benefits at the show along with a…

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Sep 23

Tales from the Twitch Extensions Commerce Pilot: Three companies building amazing experiences

Sep 23

Tales from the Twitch Extensions Commerce Pilot: Three companies building amazing experiences

Last year, Twitch invited a handful of merchandise vendors and charity donation platforms to build Twitch Extensions, powered mainly by…

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Sep 20

Watch the CONTRA: ROGUE CORPS live stream

Sep 20

Watch the CONTRA: ROGUE CORPS live stream

Tune in on September 21st to the Twitch Prime channel on Twitch.tv to watch 8 streamers go head to head in CONTRA: ROGUE CORPS!

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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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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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April Cosplay Showcase!

April Cosplay Showcase!

Many reasons can inspire someone to cosplay: the love of crafting, new friends, or the challenge of learning a new craft. Whatever the…

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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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Build Extensions and Optimize for “2.0” as an Organization

Build Extensions and Optimize for “2.0” as an Organization

You probably noticed the refreshed TwitchDev look coinciding with the Twitch brand update, but we wanted to share a few product updates to the Developer Console as well.

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Tales from the Twitch Extensions Commerce Pilot: Three companies building amazing experiences

Tales from the Twitch Extensions Commerce Pilot: Three companies building amazing experiences

Last year, Twitch invited a handful of merchandise vendors and charity donation platforms to build Twitch Extensions, powered mainly by…

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You’re a What? The Life of a Developer Relations Intern

You’re a What? The Life of a Developer Relations Intern

I had the pleasure of interning on the Developer Relations team at Twitch. But what does that even mean? I’m here to answer that and more.

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Just add Time Travel: Building your Games for Both Streamers and Viewers

Just add Time Travel: Building your Games for Both Streamers and Viewers

The Collaborative is an experimental top-down shooter from Amazon Games that empowers streamers and viewers to play together.

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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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