Twitch Finally Promises To Take Some Strict Action Over Harassment Issue Against Marginalised Content Creators

Published 08/12/2021, 1:57 PM EDT


Twitch is currently doing a lot to stop all the hate raids and botting against marginalized content creators. It has pledged to take some strict action on harassment issues. In a long Twitter thread, Twitch replied to a harassment complaint over hate raids and highlighted all the necessary detailed steps to prevent it at all costs. The team of Twitch said that it has already rolled out an update to fix such issues as soon as possible. More updates are also in the work and will be ready in near future.

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Later this year, the team is also planning to release some improvements on channel level ban evasion detection. According to the Tweet thread, Twitch’s primary focus is to address all the harassment and hate speech issues. This tweet was in response to the very current popular hashtags TwitchDoBetter and the enormous wave of botting. Over the past few days, the cases of harassment against marginalized streamers were increasing day by day.

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We have seen a lot of conversation about botting, hate raids, and other forms of harassment targeting marginalized creators. You are asking us to do better and we know need to do more to address these issues. That included an open and ongoing dialogue about creator safety.”

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Several PC gamers reported that some group of users are raiding their Livestream chat by spamming some extremely negative and hateful comments and Twitch is not doing anything to stop it. These hateful comments are extremely evil and include calling for LGBT people to be publically executed.

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Global Transparency Report

The very first global transparency report was published earlier this year and shows that less than 15% of user reports led to some strict actions. It also highlighted that approximately 2% of reports against all the harassment issues are acted upon strictly. All these lenient acts lead to more and more harassment in the future, but no more.

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It’s extremely good that Twitch is taking this matter quite seriously. What do you think about this matter? Let us know in the comments down below.

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Vitasta Singh

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Vitasta Singh is an eSports writer at EssentiallySports. She is currently pursuing her graduation in English Literature and Psychology. Before joining EssentiallySports she used to write articles for Silver Mantle Solutions on various niches such as games, fitness, business, entertainment, and fashion.

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