Day: September 1, 2021

Twitch streamers are taking a day off to protest hate raids

Twitch streamers are setting up to step away from the system on September 1st for a day of protest, the Washington Submit has noted. The #DayOffTwitch action aims to deliver interest to a the latest burst of harassment in the sort of “despise raids” directed towards marginalized creators. 

The day very long walkout was spearheaded by Twitch streamers which includes RekitRaven, ShineyPen and Lucia Everblack. These creators, who came up with the #TwitchDoBetter hashtag, were protesting Twitch’s slow reaction to sexist, racist, transphobic and other types of harassing messages. The abuse was generally created by bots, and had the influence of overwhelming chats to the issue that creators had to minimize off streams.

Streamers were specially upset by Twitch expanding its list to involve about 350 tags categorized by “gender, sexual orientation, race, nationality, means, mental overall health, and additional.” While it may well have assisted creators better hook up

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