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Data: Twitch viewing down 5% YoY

Data from Statista reveals that the minutes dedicated to watching game streaming platform Twitch are down year-on-year from 2021 to 2022. Additionally, minutes dedicated to watching Twitch are anticipated to diminish by 5 per cent in 2023 compared to the previous year. This would mark the second consecutive year that Twitch has faced a decline in […]

September 22, 2023

Ofcom: VSP rules hard to understand

A report, Regulating Video-Sharing Platforms (VSPs), from UK comms regulator Ofcom lifts the lid, for the first time, on how easy it is for people to access, use and understand the terms and conditions set by six platforms: BitChute, Brand New Tube, OnlyFans, Snapchat, TikTok and Twitch. It also scrutinises how these VSPs communicate what […]

August 9, 2023By Colin Mann

Research: Social video apps favoured by Spain’s under-25s

Exclusive research from Omdia reveals YouTube, TikTok and Twitch are the most popular video services with the under-25 age group in Spain. Netflix continues to be popular with all other age groups. Unveiling the latest research from Omdia on trends across the generation Z (gen Z) market at Conecta Fiction & Entertainment 2023 in Spain, […]

June 29, 2023

WWE signs major Twitch deal

WWE has announced a multi-year partnership with Twitch that will see the return of the official WWE channel and popular WWE Superstar channels, featuring live and exclusive content. In addition to the launch of the channel, WWE will debut a companion sidecast to Monday Night RAW, bringing the WWE Universe behind the scenes and closer […]

June 6, 2023

LG TVs adds more gaming services

LG Electronics is expanding the cloud gaming experience on its 2023 TVs by adding 4K support for NVIDIA GeForce NOW in over eighty countries as well as launching the popular Boosteroid service in over sixty countries. Following the additions of Blacknut and Utomik in 2022, these new options further bolster the suite of cloud gaming […]

April 14, 2023

Upload time metric from Tubular Labs

Social video intelligence specialist Tubular Labs has added new abilities to measure how videos perform according to the hour of day that they were uploaded. Within Tubular’s Intelligence product, customers will now be able to determine what time of day social video generates the most views, engagement and more across YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, […]

March 23, 2023

Hogwarts Legacy sets Twitch record

The long much-anticipayed Hogwarts Legacy video game, set in the Harry Potter world, is offiically released on February 10th – but early access was granted on February 7th to those who pre-ordered the deluxe editon of the game, and it has already set a record on streaming platform Twitch. During the first day of early […]

February 8, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Research reveals tech savvy tweens

Research reveals almost half (47 per cent) of parents and carers feel their children know more than them when it comes to digital technology, with 60 per cent claiming they wish they were more digitally savvy. The study, conducted by multiplay telco Vodafone, reveals a digital knowledge gap between the generations, citing 12 as the […]

February 7, 2023

ESL, BBC Studios present eSports doc Game and Glory

ESL, an ESL FACEIT Group brand, and BBC Studios, the content company of the BBC, the public service broadcaster, present the upcoming eSports documentary Game and Glory. It will premiere on January 24th at 5pm CET on ESL CS’ Twitch and YouTube channels. On Twitch, viewers can watch the premiere together with Gaules and more. […]

January 20, 2023

Forecast: Game streamers to earn $106m in 2023

According to data from SportsLens, professional game streamers are expected to make more than $106 million (€99.9m) in 2023 – up 22 per cent on last year. The industry of watching other people play video games continues to surge in popularity. In 2020, when lockdown rules and Covid-19 restrictions made live broadcasts even more attractive, […]

January 4, 2023