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Twitch is Not Having a Good Time Right Now

[2019-08-12 12:00:53]

Popular gaming platform Twitch had a bad week last week. A very bad week. First, leading Fortnite streamer  Tyler “Ninja” Blevins left the platform for a rival. Then, it inadvertently promoted porn on the channel he left behind. And that is not Twitch’s only problem. Eurogamer summed it all up: After Tyler “Ninja” Blevins left Twitch for rival platform Mixer 10 days ago, visitors to his channel were redirected to a variety of other Fortnite streams – and one stream in particular got Twitch into serious trouble. Last night, Blevins tweeted a video criticising how Twitch had turned his channel into an “ad page” – and one of the promoted streams was a porn broadcast. “I’ve been streaming for eight years to build that brand and build that channel”, Blevins said. “There was a porn account that was number one recommended on my channel. And I have no say in any of this stuff.”

Twitch is Not Having a Good Time Right Now


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