Twitch Adds Animated Emotes, Activity Feed, and Polls API

Twitch are making some major changes to emotes, with animation options, special follower emotes, and even an emote library! Join Pete and Ben in this weeks livestream as they also discuss updates to OBS Studio, Twitch's activity feed, and much more!


Discord for PS5, Twitch DMCA Controls, Twitter’s Tip Jar

Sony has invested in Discord as they look to integrate the popular chat service into consoles. Join Pete and Ben LIVE as they also discuss the increase in Twitch Live DMCA strikes, Twitter's new Tip Jar feature, and much more!


Ludwig’s ABSURD Subathon Stream Passes 400 Hours

Twitch has an inbuilt closed captions tool available to streamers which many didn't know about, until now. Join Pete and Ben as they also discuss the rise of the GTAV category, how follower only mode hurts creators, Twitch hiring for a new department and more.


Twitch DMCA Roadmap, are Microsoft Buying Discord?

Twitch showcased some new tools for creators to manage potential DMCA claims as well as their own content to protect themselves, but still falls short. Join Pete and Ben as they also discuss changes to YouTube's copyright process, the benefits of co-streaming live events, Microsoft possibly buying Discord and more.


Twitch’s Hilarious DMCA Fail with Metallica’s BlizzCon Show

Twitch is looking to expand it's content options by offering incentives to non-gaming creators, just don't play live music while it happens. Join Pete and Ben as they also discuss the BlizzCon live stream event, the popularity predictions of games, the Mars rover landing and more.


Twitch Viewers Vote for New PogChamp, and It’s a Lizard?

The Twitch community have officially voted in a permanent replacement for the PogChamp emote. Join Pete and Ben as they also discuss the recent examples of police weaponizing DMCA claims against IRL streamers, charity auction streams, YouTube embed linking and more.


2020 Review – Looking Back on a CRAZY Year for Streamers

The year 2020 has been a roller coaster for both gamers & streamers. Join Pete and Ben as they also discuss some of the highlights of the year from Mixer closing its doors, best microphones for streamers, popular games and more.


Twitch’s Town Hall: DMCA, Ads, and Banning ‘simp’

Twitch had their first ever Town Hall presentation but were everyone's dying questions answered? Join Pete and Ben as they also discuss updates to the Twitch platform, Cyberpunk's continuing troubles, the growth of non-English streams, charity streams and more.


Can YouTube DETHRONE Twitch?

YouTube have hit an enormous milestone of over 100 BILLION hours watched in 2020. Join Pete and Ben as they also discuss DMCA strikes possibly becoming felonies, multiple updates to the Twitch platform, Nintendo shutting down soundtracks, fighting game documentaries and more.


You can now PAY to get Twitch Affiliate?!

Monstercat provides a deal for streamers to buy Affiliate status on Twitch, then retracts it. Join Pete and Ben as they also discuss Youtube increasing it's ad coverage, game publishers supporting content creators, Twitch Rivals drama, updated features to the platform and more.


Why Streamers are Frustrated with Twitch’s GlitchCon

Twitch hosted it's first ever virtual event; GlitchCon with mixed results. Join Pete and Ben as they also discuss the ongoing issue with music and DMCA, what upcoming features we'll see to the platform, multiplayer ads and Youtube's Creator Insights presentation and what it means for creators.


Why Twitch’s Ad Experience SUCKS for Streamers

Twitch's battle with ad-blockers and insistence on running frequent ads is bad news for streamers of ALL sizes. Join Pete and Ben as they also discuss more DMCA updates, Twitch's new Celebrations donation feature, and the virtual replacement for TwitchCon: GlitchCon.


Twitch Streamers FORCED To Delete Their Life’s Work

The Gaming Careers Podcast is back! Joined by our new co-host Benjamin Green, this week we discuss the ongoing DMCA strikes happening on Twitch, AOC's record breaking first stream, new tech from companies like Elgato and Shure, and the big streamers that are limiting how much viewers can donate.