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‘I am not gonna die on the internet for you!’: how game streaming went from dream job to a burnout nightmare
Gamers are making millions by playing on livestream platforms such as Twitch. But when fame and money counts on you always being on, can you ever switch off?

Keza MacDonald

26, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Twitch hack: data breach exposes sensitive information
Hacker claims to have carried out the attack to ‘foster competition’ in online gaming

Kari Paul

06, Oct, 2021 @7:19 PM

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Websites hosting porn in UK told to enforce age checks or face fines
Ofcom threatens severe financial penalties for sites such as OnlyFans and video apps including TikTok

Jamie Grierson and Dan Milmo

05, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Can a socialist live in a $2.7m mansion? | Arwa Mahdawi
Hasan Piker, a leftwing commentator with a huge online following, has attracted criticism after buying an expensive new home. But shouldn’t the left be concentrating on other things, such as getting into power, asks Arwa Mahdawi

Arwa Mahdawi

24, Aug, 2021 @1:48 PM

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Why I started streaming video games on Twitch at the age of 43
Over lockdown, comedian, mother of two and former games journalist Ellie Gibson took up livestreaming, loved the community – and learned to love playing again

Ellie Gibson

04, Jun, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Ground zero for gaming memes: 10 excellent video game TikTok accounts
With a global audience of 800m monthly users, most of them under 21, the video sharing social media platform TikTok has always been a place where gaming culture is shared, celebrated and lampooned

Keith Stuart

16, Apr, 2021 @11:30 AM

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15 video game streamers your teens should be watching
Black Girl Gamers, a sci-fi veteran and Swedish Fortnite star Loeya are just a few of the YouTube video-makers and Twitch streamers bringing diverse voices to the gaming sphere

Keith Stuart

15, Mar, 2021 @12:30 PM

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Heat's Meyers Leonard away from team indefinitely after antisemitic slur
Miami Heat center Meyers Leonard was recorded issuing an antisemitic slur during a Twitch stream while playing Call of Duty on Tuesday

Guardian sport and agencies

10, Mar, 2021 @12:09 PM

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'It's everything I wanted': how standups swapped the fringe for Twitch
There has been a huge comedy boom on the gaming platform, enabling acts such as Bilal Zafar to gain creative control and reach new audiences

Rachael Healy

12, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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I lost money, gigs and community in lockdown. Streaming on Twitch brought it back | Eilish Gilligan
In Melbourne isolation, Eilish Gilligan’s streaming schedule was the only thing that got her up in the morning. It brought her much more than that too

Eilish Gilligan

23, Dec, 2020 @2:54 AM

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Why are 400,000 people watching AOC play the game Among Us on Twitch?
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is live streaming as she plays the popular game with some internet-famous people on Twitch. Will it win new voters?

Patrick Lum explains it to Josh Taylor

21, Oct, 2020 @7:52 AM

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Who put that there? Flight Simulator users find the world's strangest landmarks
Far from moaning about the glitches, players are experimenting with everything from community fly-ins to planes operated live by Twitch groups

Keith Stuart

20, Oct, 2020 @7:30 AM

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