Someone explain Twitch to me

Wow, Twitch is being shitty again. What a shock.

Streamer gets in trouble for violating the spirit of the rule but not the letter of the rule is another valid interpretation. Which doesn’t absolve Twitch. They should have better rules and (most importantly) better, more consistent enforcement. However, that headline doesn’t tell the whole story.

I saw that she was supposedly making about $40k (this article says $30k) a month in ad revenue.

Amouranth is a terrible person, but that doesn’t excuse Twitch (assuming Amouranth is telling the truth, though given Twitch’s track record, that seems almost assured).

For the record Amouranth should’ve been banned from Twitch many times over for various things, but she wasn’t and then they just pulled the ad revenue without giving any reason.

Now that OnlyFans exists boobie streamers don’t really need to hang out on Twitch anymore (other than the in-built audience, i guess). I doubt people like Amaranth are “terrible” (I say doubt with uncertainty because i’m not exactly following the day to day drama, so maybe i’m wrong), but people aren’t being honest with themselves if you can’t say what people like her are doing, and now there are other outlets for that kind of content.

There’s a large gap between obvious porn and accidental (or ‘natural’) attractiveness that boobie streamers inhabit.

She’s terrible (and not for flashing her body around, that’s mostly whatever other than a violation of Twitch’s rules), but as Cohh said, that’s another ball of wax.

One of the benefits of being the only viable choice for streamers is that Twitch gets to do whatever they want without explaining anything. Where’s Cohh going to go? Facebook Live? YouTube?

Part of the problem is that some hot tub/boobie streamers are using Twitch as a promotional venue for their Onlyfans sites.

To be fair some huge streamers are on Facebook and can’t stop raving about it.

Maybe Dr. Disrespect was planning to do hot tub streams and that’s why they kicked him off.

Twitch really is just morphing back into Justin. TV huh?

The Hot Tub stuff is only really weird in that who would have thought there’d be such high demand for these PG-13 titillation cams when the R/X rated versions have been around over a decade.

re: Amouranth, I think she was the biggest for that sort of …content? She also played games though. I often saw her listed in the Just Dance section I follow.

People also go on there drunk and flash etc.
I assumed that’s what folks complain about.
The people in swimsuits on inflatables is just silly.

I mean, bikini instagram accounts are super popular even though pornhub exists. The demand for sex-adjacent content is inexhaustible.

The actual Community Standards for Nudity, Pornography, and Other Sexual Content
on Twitch

The “Contextual exceptions” section states:

  • Swim and beaches, concerts and festivals
    Swimwear is permitted as long as it completely covers the genitals, and those who present as women must also cover their nipples. Full coverage of buttocks is not required, but camera focus around them is still subject to our sexually suggestive content policy. Coverage must be fully opaque, even when wet. Sheer or partially see-through swimwear or other clothing does not constitute coverage.


So, we’re introducing a new category: Pools, Hot Tubs, and Beaches. If you have chosen swimwear that is allowed under the “Swim and Beaches” contextual exception to our standard Nudity and Attire policy, you should stream into the Pools, Hot Tubs and Beaches category. We’ll be reaching out to creators with more details on how to use this category moving forward.

This is not intended to be our long-term solution to improve brand targeting capabilities and increase personalization in our recommendations. It does, however, solve a few issues for all audiences in the near term.

…and it’s important to note that Twitch is 100% free to the viewer where the OnlyFans stuff is obviously pay to play. There is also the fact that Twitch being so open and free allows pre-teens/low teens to encounter these streamers who are as you say, obviously promoting their OnlyFans via Twitch.

I suspect there will be more changes soon beyond their new categorization.

Hahaha. This is what PCGamer is currently streaming in the new category:


*chefs kiss

It’s a story about Roblox, but there’s a bit about Twitch in there too.

Meanwhile, Israelite also called out Amazon’s Twitch livestreaming service, alleging that Twitch continues to fail to license music. He said NMPA is stepping up its copyright-takedown campaign against Twitch and will continue removing music that the trade group alleges Amazon refuses to pay for.

An “intensive enforcement program to ID and remove unlicensed songs from [Twitch]” is already underway and will be increased, Israelite said in his speech.