Twitch seeks to ban creators that share ‘misinformation’ on the Internet

The move by video streamer Twitch comes as other platform players are also seeking to crackdown on the spread of propaganda and fake news from Russian media outlet...


Twitch launches tool to catch channel ban evaders Inc’s live-streaming site, Twitch, is launching a tool to detect users who try to access channels where they have been banned, it has said.

Platform News: Twitch app

Amazon-owned Twitch says source code exposed in last week’s data breach Inc-owned Twitch said on Friday that last week’s data breach at the live streaming e-sports platform contained documents from its source code.

Platform News: Twitch app

Twitch will ban users for ‘severe misconduct’ that occurs away from the platform

Twitch will ban users for offenses such as hate-group membership or credible threats of mass violence that occur entirely away from the site, in a new approach to moderating the pl...

Platform News: President Trump speaking at the White House

How will Trump get his message out without social media?

The decision by tech oligarch’s to clamp down President Trump’s capacity to talk to followers through mainstream social media may require him to tap more conventional m...

Platform News: fake news, political bias, section 230 and misinformation on social media

How social media companies will handle post-US election scenarios

In the run-up to the US election in November, social networking companies such as Facebook and Twitter have announced a slew of new rules for assorted post-election scenarios.

Platform News: Reddit social network and discussion boards

Reddit bans ‘The_Donald’ forum amid broad social media crackdown

The social media platform Reddit has shut down r/The_Donald, a forum which long served as a popular online home base for fans of President Donald J Trump, saying it violated the si...

Platform News: Twitch app

Livestreaming platform Twitch announces safety advisory council

Amazon Inc’s video game live-streaming platform Twitch is forming an advisory council of experienced users, online safety experts and anti-bullying advocates to help improve ...


Amazon renews streaming deal with National Football League said on Wednesday it would renew its partnership with National Football League (NFL) to live stream Thursday night games exclusively on its video streaming platforms, Pr...

Platform Industry: Netflix streaming service

Streaming: Netflix leads on downloads, but YouTube Kids grabs more hours

Netflix led rivals YouTube, Amazon Prime and Disney+ with over 59 million installs in the first quarter of 2020, but more time was spent on YouTube’s Kids service as usage bo...

Platform News: Twitch app

Russia says Amazon’s Twitch has deleted illegal content

According to a number of Russian news agencies, the country no longer plans to block the Twitch platform over allegations of illegal streaming of popular English Premier League foo...

Platform News: Twitch app

Russia blocks Premier League broadcasts by Amazon’s Twitch

MOSCOW – A court in Russia has blocked access to English Premier League game broadcasts by Amazon’s Twitch after Russia’s Rambler Media Group said it would sue th...