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Publication Date

June 23, 2023


Social Media and Apps / Video and Livestreaming 

Known as ‘YouTube for gamers’, Twitch is a platform used primarily by gamers to watch and/or livestream their gameplay. Users can follow broadcasters for free or subscribe to a channel for a fee.

Livestreams consist of ‘streamers’ playing their favourite videogames while commentating. There are also non-gaming categories which feature streamers cooking, baking, and being creative

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