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Twitch Turns 10

One of the platforms that pioneered video livestreaming as a business has now been around for more than a decade. Take a look back at Twitch's growth and its impact on the creator economy. Plus, how the company marked its anniversary and some of the problems it still needs to deal with.

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    Marcus Graham: Looking back on 10 years of Twitch’s experiment with livestreaming

    Marcus Graham: Looking back on 10 years of Twitch’s experiment with livestreaming

    Twitch has generated more than 67 billion hours of livestream viewership since 2011, or enough for every person on Earth to watch over 8 hours of video each. And one of the people who has been there for most of the time is Marcus “djWHEAT” Graham, the head of creator development at Twitch. Graham’s …

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    Twitch ended 2020 with its biggest numbers ever

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    7 Twitch streams that pushed the platform forward

    7 Twitch streams that pushed the platform forward

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    Polygon - Ana Diaz

    Polygon’s latest series, The Masterpieces of Streaming, looks at the new batch of classics that have emerged from an evolving era of entertainment. Since Twitch was founded in 2011, it has popularized DIY live entertainment. At first, the platform was designed for livestreaming games; it gave anyone …

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