San Francisco Chronicle : Online video game powerhouse Twitch the ‘future of entertainment’June 17, 2018
Twitch does something that traditional TV broadcasts can’t.
The Guardian : Doctor Who on Twitch: can a 500-episode marathon turn gamers into fans?June 6, 2018
The event has seen the hashtag #DoctorWhoOnTwitch break out of the realms of the gaming video service and on to other social media platforms.
USA Today : NBA 2K League signs partnership with TwitchApril 18, 2018
NBA 2K League will have an esports-ready home on Twitch, which already has over 15 million daily users.
Tom's Guide : Inside the Future of Twitch: Watching Is the New PlayingMarch 30, 2018
Thanks to powerful new Twitch technologies, you won't just be passively consuming game broadcasts — you'll be an active participant in them.
New York Times : Drake Conquers Another Streaming Service: TwitchMarch 15, 2018
The high-wattage streaming session is another sign of the gaming industry emerging as a major force in mainstream culture. Amazon bought Twitch in 2014, as gamer communities were tuning in around the world in numbers that rivaled the average prime-time viewership of some cable networks.
Mashable : Amazon Prime subscribers with Twitch Prime get free video gamesMarch 13, 2018
If you're an Amazon Prime subscriber and don't take advantage of Twitch Prime, now is a good time to connect your accounts.
Fast Company : The World's Most Innovative Companies 2018 Honorees by Sector: GamingFebruary 20, 2018
#4 Twitch - For finding more ways for fans to support the video-game streamers they love
Rolling Stone : People Watched 355 Billion Minutes of Content on Twitch Last YearFebruary 6, 2018
Twitch likes to get creative with its yearly retrospectives. Now, it's taking a look back at 2017 in comic book form.
TechCrunch : Every Overwatch League game will be streamed on Twitch for the next two yearsJanuary 9, 2018
Twitch’s Overwatch deal is another step on the road to ensuring that Activision’s new league hits the ground running.
USA Today : NBA, G League stay ahead of the curve with Twitch partnershipDecember 13, 2017
The vision, it seems clear, is for the NBA to be ahead of the curve when it comes to the future of hoops programming.
MCV Pacific : Bleed PurpleOctober 22, 2017
To me, TwitchCon is like no other event on earth, and its one I hope to keep coming back to for years to come.
TechCrunch : Twitch unveils a suite of new tools to help creators grow their channels and make moneyOctober 20, 2017
Though Extensions have only been live for six weeks, they’ve already been seen by over 15 million viewers, and over 1,100 developers have registered to create an Extension.
VentureBeat : Amazon’s Twitch opens official online merchandise storeOctober 2, 2017
It’s no surprise, as Twitch is owned by e-commerce giant Amazon. It represents one more way that both Twitch and its community of users can generate revenue.
Seattle Times : Twitch turns from video games to politics with voter driveSeptember 26, 2017
The virtual pipes of San Francisco-based Twitch beam videos of everything from competitive “Call of Duty” matches to people eating and offering their commentary on all sort of daily activities.
SF Gate : Twitch leaps from virtual to physical sports with lucha libre wrestlingAugust 23, 2017
[Streaming TripleMania XXV] makes sense given Twitch’s demographic and overall profile…[the] broader audience that they can appeal to, the more they can get people to sign onto Prime.
VideoInk : Twitch Gives More Power to The Creator with New Measurement StatsAugust 21, 2017
With the flood of video constantly being uploaded to the internet, viewers, now more than ever, have more options to choose from and a more tailored experience in mind. Therefore, the more specific the stats the more tailored the experience and, in turn, the more satisfied the audience.
New York Times : A Gamer Channel’s Mission: Send the Trolls PackingJuly 19, 2017
Twitch has also ramped up against harassment. The company has introduced tools like AutoMod, which uses machine learning and natural language processing to identify and block inappropriate content during chats.
LA Times : Twitch reaches 2-year streaming rights deal for Blizzard e-sports eventsJune 20, 2017
The global exclusivity deals a blow to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, ESPN and other apps competing for streaming rights to the growing form of entertainment.
Polygon : Twitch’s non-gaming marathons are positive, personal and very necessary right nowMay 15, 2017
Each of these marathons has felt more like a place to relax than a publicity stunt, and that's why they're so successful.
Variety : Twitch Will Let More Streamers Earn Money, After Users Spend Over $12 Million on Cheering EmojiApril 21, 2017
The first tool available to Twitch Affiliates will be Cheering, which has proven very popular on the service.
NPR : Games Are Taking A Back Seat To Players On Video Game Streaming SitesMarch 12, 2017
While video games are the common interest that attracts millions of viewers to Twitch, players often become as big a draw as the game they're playing.
New York Magazine : Twitch Isn’t the New Twitter. It’s Even Bigger Than ThatMarch 8, 2017
Twitch has grown into a successful company almost entirely outside of what we consider mainstream social media.
Wall Street Journal : Amazon to sell game downloads from Twitch streamsFebruary 27, 2017
Twitch ranks No. 8 among the top 500 most visited websites in the U.S. by average time spent per visitor.
Marketing Land : Why marketers should be paying attention to TwitchJanuary 16, 2017
When I checked Twitter mentions of the channel vs. the biggest platforms in the gaming industry over the last three months of 2016, it became clear that the live-streaming brand is very much top of mind, easily keeping pace or beating mentions of the biggest players in the space.
Kotaku : Twitch’s AutoMod Is Already A Game-Changer, Streamers SayDecember 14, 2016
The streaming platform released an automated moderation feature called AutoMod that is already, some streamers say, a game-changer.
WIRED : “Twitch Prime” Adds Gaming Goodies to Amazon Prime BenefitsSeptember 30, 2016
Fans of Twitch now have a big reason to pay $99 a year for Amazon Prime, and it's called Twitch Prime.
Daily Dot : 11 of the best emotes on TwitchAugust 22, 2016
Twitch emotes can be a work of art, a tiny masterpiece of brilliance that conveys emotion or even whole sentences in just one image.
Tom’s Guide : Twitch Buying Curse is Match Made in Gaming HeavenAugust 16, 2016
Twitch picking up Curse just makes a ton of sense, and as long as the latter brand is still able to offer the tools and wikis it's known for, this seems like a big win for fans of either product.
Associated Press : In video games, spectating is the new advertisingJuly 13, 2016
The rise of online audiences watching video gamers stream themselves playing isn't simply a new form of entertainment seen by millions. It's also driving video game sales...
GamesIndustry.biz : Twitch opens new Austin officeJuly 11, 2016
Streaming platform Twitch is expanding its physical presence as well as its digital one, opening a new office in Austin, Texas.
The Next Web : Twitch wants you to ‘Cheer’ your favorite broadcasters with premium emotes called ‘Bits’June 27, 2016
The revenue from bits is split between developers on Twitch and the broadcasters themselves, a cool new way to show your support to the Twitch community as a whole.
CNBC : Watch me play video games! Amazon's Twitch platform draws users and dollarsMay 14, 2016
Only time will tell if Twitch can become the behemoth for Amazon that some predict. But Wall Street and streamers have bet big on the company's revenue sharing model.
Engadget : Twitch transforms into a social network with new 'Friends' featureApril 22, 2016
After launching private messaging, Party Chat and profile updates to Twitch, Amazon's livestreaming service will finally become a niche social network with today's announcement: Friends.
New York Times : Flinging Emojis, Twitch Chatters Revel as Julia Child CooksMarch 21, 2016
In this case, Mrs. Child's show was the appetizer. The Twitch community was the main course.
Engadget : Twitch wants developers to bake streaming directly into gamesMarch 15, 2016
The live-streaming juggernaut has announced Stream First, an initiative that it says is focused on making sure Twitch broadcasting is built into a game's design process from the outset.
Wall Street Journal : Meet the Interactive Stars of Gaming Site TwitchFebruary 24, 2016
The massive success of Twitch, a platform for live-streamed videogames, marks a new era for interactive celebrity.
Fast Company : Chosen as one of The Most Innovative Companies of 2016February 16, 2016
[Twitch is one of The Most Innovative Companies of 2016] for making its niche video-streaming platform indispensable to the gaming industry.
Bloomberg : This Chart Shows Gamers Went Crazy for Fallout 4 Streaming VideoNovember 11, 2015
Twitch's top channels had about 10 times as many viewers as YouTube Gaming on average during the crucial viewing period shortly after the game came out. The numbers show Google has a long way to go to catch up to Twitch.
ArsTechnica : Twitch’s Bob Ross marathon is the most beautiful thing the Internet has ever createdNovember 4, 2015
The Joy of Painting is truly a delightful show, and Twitch, remarkably, has helped me enjoy it even more.
Engadget : TwitchCon made me a Twitch convertOctober 9, 2015
This first show was one of the best events I've been to for work, period. And I recently found myself doing something I never thought: watching Twitch for fun.
VentureBeat : Twitch’s first convention had more than 20K in-person attendees and 1.9M viewersSeptember 28, 2015
The livestreaming site revealed that more than 20,000 people came to its first-ever TwitchCon fan event. That's an impressive number considering this is the first time the Amazon-owned company has ever done anything like this.
AdWeek : These Are the Digital Trends Everyone in Tech and Advertising Needs to KnowMay 27, 2015
Watching video games like it's TV is becoming a top entertainment choice. Video game streaming site Twitch has 100 million monthly users now, an increase of or 122 percent. Twitch can draw 1 million viewers at the same time.
MCV : 'There's an art to making your games fun to watch' - Twitch on its astonishing rise and what's nextMay 27, 2015
If 2014 was the year of streaming, it was also the year of Twitch. Now synonymous with the online video service it brought to the fore of the games industry, Twitch's third year in business marked a record-breaking 12 months for the company.
Digiday : Amazon’s Twitch is gaining ground as an ad platformApril 15, 2015
Twitch is hitting a lot of sweet spots for brands.
Billboard : Twitch to Webcast Ultra Music Festival Through New PartnershipMarch 23, 2015
We don't tolerate mediocrity and our switch to Twitch is yet another step in the continuum.
Business Insider : What it's like to work at Twitch, the $970 million company that's turned gaming into a full-time jobMarch 6, 2015
Twitch seems like an awesome place to work among friends.
Fast Company (print and online) : The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2015 in GamingFebruary 9, 2015
Today more people watch live streams on Twitch during prime time than the number of people who watch cable networks like MTV and CNN.
AdWeek : Here Are This Year's Digital Hot List WinnersDecember 7, 2014
Hottest Video Platform. Our Choice: Twitch.
Inc. : Readers' Choice for Company of the Year Is TwitchDecember 1, 2014
Businesses in general could take a cue from the dynamic way Twitch carved out a massive market for itself.
Inc. : How Giving Gamers the Controls Unleashed One Massive AudienceNovember 19, 2014
Businesses in general could take a cue from the dynamic way Twitch carved out a massive market for itself.
BBC : Twitch - where 60 million gamers watch other gamersNovember 5, 2014
[Twitch] has become the poster child of the video game generation.
Forbes : How One Morning On Twitch Changed My Perception Of Livestreaming And Game Reviews ForeverSeptember 19, 2014
Twitch has the power to threaten traditional, text-based (and thus one-sided) games journalism. Now I'm convinced that this could and should be the new platform for reviewing video games, by putting the experience in your community's hands.
New York Times : Charting the Rise of TwitchAugust 26, 2014
Twitch's peak viewership now rivals the average prime-time viewers of some cable networks.
Forbes : How Big Is Twitch's Audience? Huge.January 16, 2014
Twitch ended 2013 with more than 45 million unique monthly viewers who watched, on average, 106 minutes of video a day.
Businessweek : The Golden Age of Watching Other People Play Video GamesNovember 24, 2013
It's too soon to know whether Microsoft or Sony will emerge victorious from this round of the great video-game console wars, but it may not be premature to name the real winner: Twitch.