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Dec 2

We don’t have the words for 2020, but we definitely have emotes

Dec 2

We don’t have the words for 2020, but we definitely have emotes

End the glitchiest year ever with two new collections of...

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Dec 1

Improving the Reporter Experience

Dec 1

Improving the Reporter Experience

This year, we’ve worked hard to make Twitch safer while...

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Nov 16

Put some hype into your holidays with Twitch gift cards

Nov 16

Put some hype into your holidays with Twitch gift cards

The holidays are around the corner. Need a gift idea?...

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Nov 13

Twitch Developer Day 2020: Introducing the Channel Points API, EventSub, and more

Nov 13

Twitch Developer Day 2020: Introducing the Channel Points API, EventSub, and more

Twitch Developer Day is a unique moment each year when we celebrate our innovative developer community and present the latest enhancements for our third-party products and services.

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Nov 12

Channel Points Predictions: Let viewers guess your destiny

Nov 12

Channel Points Predictions: Let viewers guess your destiny

Viewers love watching you clutch the win. With the rollout...

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Nov 11

Music-Related Copyright Claims and Twitch

Nov 11

Music-Related Copyright Claims and Twitch

Creators, we hear you. Your frustration and confusion with recent...

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Nov 6

Twitch Developer Day 2020: Celebrating Innovation in the Community

Nov 6

Twitch Developer Day 2020: Celebrating Innovation in the Community

The fourth-annual Twitch Developer Day will take place on Friday, November 13 starting at 10am PST on the TwitchDev channel.

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Nov 1

Install Votebot2020 today and help get out the vote

Nov 1

Install Votebot2020 today and help get out the vote

There are lurkers waiting in the wings all over Twitch,...

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Oct 19

Celebrating K-Pop on Twitch: Unlock exclusive K-Pop Emotes

Oct 19

Celebrating K-Pop on Twitch: Unlock exclusive K-Pop Emotes

K-pop stans of Twitch unite! As K-pop continues to take...

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New Features

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Twitch Studio Updates: New Tools to Help You Stream Like a Pro

Twitch Studio Updates: New Tools to Help You Stream Like a Pro

Since we first launched Twitch Studio we’ve continued to work...

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Introducing Soundtrack by Twitch: Rights-Cleared Music For All Twitch Creators

Introducing Soundtrack by Twitch: Rights-Cleared Music For All Twitch Creators

*Update: As of October 19, 2020, Soundtrack by Twitch (beta)...

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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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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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Twitch Studio Beta updates

Twitch Studio Beta updates

Twitch Studio Beta, our free streaming software designed to make...

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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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Developers

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Twitch Developer Day 2020: Introducing the Channel Points API, EventSub, and more

Twitch Developer Day 2020: Introducing the Channel Points API, EventSub, and more

Twitch Developer Day is a unique moment each year when we celebrate our innovative developer community and present the latest enhancements for our third-party products and services.

Read more

Twitch Developer Day 2020: Celebrating Innovation in the Community

Twitch Developer Day 2020: Celebrating Innovation in the Community

The fourth-annual Twitch Developer Day will take place on Friday, November 13 starting at 10am PST on the TwitchDev channel.

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Available Today: A New Version of Drops

Available Today: A New Version of Drops

Today, we’re excited to bring game developers a new version of Drops – with an improved viewer experience, new publisher self-service dashboard, and more.

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Updates for Your Live Channel During Extension Review

Updates for Your Live Channel During Extension Review

One of the most common points of feedback you have provided is the challenge of keeping your review channel live while waiting for your Extension review to be completed. So today we have made changes to improve this experience. Our review team has implemented a new process for requesting your availability if your channel is not live at the time of review.

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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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