What Parents Need to Know about Twitch

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What Parents Need to Know about Twitch

Published 15th June 2022

A free online safety guide on Twitch.

Twitch is a livestreaming service which tends to focus on gaming. Users can publicly broadcast their gameplay and commentary online for other users to watch. It's a community-driven platform where viewers can support their favourite streamers’ channels through PayPal donations, "Bits" and more. Each streamer or group creates their own community for fans to interact with each other. Twitch has more than 15 million daily active users and includes non-gaming topics such as music, cooking and art. Anyone can create a channel to livestream or watch videos.

In the guide, you'll find tips on a number of potential risks such as inappropriate content, private chat rooms and strangers.

This is part of our Streaming and Gaming categories.

Clare Godwin

About The Expert

Clare Godwin

Experienced video game journalist, freelance writer and the owner and Editor-in-chief of Lunawolf Gaming.
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