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  1. Create a list of "Restricted Games" that can only be broadcasted behind an 18+ age gate.

    Some games with nudity/sexual content are banned, and some games with nudity/sexual content are NOT banned. This creates a dilemma; on a daily basis, I see many broadcasters and users saying, "Why is X banned, while Z is unbanned? Z is worse than X! We should be able to broadcast X on this website!" These inconsistencies have caused confusion and frustration for broadcasters and viewers alike.

    For the purpose of this suggestion, let us establish two types of games:

    1. Pornographic games.
    2. Games that contain nudity/sexual content, but are NOT pornographic in nature.

    Pornographic games can be defined very…

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    • Amazon Prime video Streams

      I think it would be very nice if the Streamer can watch Videos / Films / Series with the Community! But how?

      The way could be to enshure that only Twitch Prime Users are able to watch a Video / Film / Series Stream and then everyone got the rights to view the Stream / Film because everyone got an Amazon Prime account! I also think it wouldnt be that hard to get something like this rolling and also many people would like it please think about that :)

      greetings TheMassiveMax

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      • Amazon Smile Charity Integration for bits/subs and broadcasts

        smile.amazon.com allows amazon users to select a charity organization from a massive database and 0.5% of purchases will be given to that charity.

        It would be fantastic if users on Twitch could select a charity from the existing Amazon Smile database on their Twitch profile settings, where an amount is taken from the Twitch portion of every sub purchase or bit purchase. The broadcaster receives the same amount, but a small percentage is donated from the bit fee or Twitch portion of sub revenue. Users making this choice could receive a special chat badge indicating they support a charity!

        In…

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        • "Would you like to resubscribe to this broadcaster with Twitch Prime?"

          When watching the broadcaster you previously subscribed to with Twitch Prime and your subscription ends, trigger a resubscribe notification In the same way Twitch pops up the "Announce your resub anniversary" notification.

          Have it suggest resubscribing with Twitch Prime once it's expired. If they click "share", it automatically resubscribes with their Prime subscription.

          498 votes
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          • Work together with developers to get banned games allowed back on Twitch

            I’m developing a game called Yandere Simulator.

            In January of 2016, Twitch added my game to their list of prohibited games: help.twitch.tv/customer/portal/articles/1992676-list-of-prohibited-games

            This was a newsworthy event, and numerous websites reported about it:

            http://www.pcgamer.com/yandere-simulator-banned-from-twitch/1
            http://www.polygon.com/2016/1/22/10815594/yandere-simulator-banned-twitch-reddit3
            http://kotaku.com/yandere-simulator-dev-says-twitch-hasnt-told-him-why-hi-1754533741
            http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-01-22-what-is-yandere-simulator-and-why-has-twitch-banned-it1
            http://www.techtimes.com/articles/127108/20160123/twitch-bans-users-broadcasting-yandere-simulator.htm

            The Twitch community reacted with confusion, unsure why the game deserved to be banned: www.reddit.com/r/Twitch/comments/4230gv/so_yandere_simulator_is_now_banned_from_twitch/2

            I made a video about the subject, expressing my own confusion: www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_KPVLXf3B03 This video has been viewed over 877,000 times.

            Over the past 11 months, I have attempted to contact Twitch numerous times to ask why Yandere Simulator is banned. However, Twitch has never given me a…

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            • Let emotes artists use the emotes they draw for partnered streamers for free

              It would be awesome if Twitch allowed artists who design emotes for partnered streamers use them for free!

              A suggestion is for Twitch to create the option for partnered streamers to specify which artist(s) created their emotes when they upload them which would then allow the artist to use those emotes on Twitch.

              Benefits to this is that it would provide more exposure to both the streamer and the artist. The artist would get more promotion through sharing their created emotes on Twitch. Fans of the artist who enjoy their art style would be able to see which emotes the…

              166 votes
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              • Automatically refresh stream page when broadcaster goes live

                Before you implemented the new player you didn't need to refresh the page when a stream went live. Now you will not even notice when a stream goes live unless you refresh the page.

                Example:
                Current behavior:
                1. Go to offline stream page (ex https://www.twitch.tv/reckful)
                2. Reckful starts his stream
                3. Nothing happens and the user has no idea that reckful has gone live even if he has had this tab open for hours

                Wanted behavior:
                1. Go to offline stream page (ex https://www.twitch.tv/reckful)
                2. Reckful starts streaming
                3. Stream starts playing instantly

                I know that this worked…

                119 votes
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                • Implement a "VIP Badge" so streamers can identify important persons (Devs, Community Managers, Industry persons or just general VIPs)

                  Streamers regularly have to Mod persons of interest in their chat, whether other streamers, devs, community managers or just general "VIPs" in chat so they can be more visible and be interacted with more effectively.

                  This results in many streamers having Mods in the triple digits, and management of the Mod team being more complex.

                  A simply implemented fix to this situation would be to bring in a "VIP" status badge, with none of the authority of a Mod Badge.

                  Implementing this feature would allow streamers greater flexibility in how they handle their communities and make communicating with one another…

                  537 votes
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                  • Acquire Bits from purchases from Amazon

                    This would be similar to a Cash Back option through Amazon, where people can receive bits from purchases directly through Amazon. Would be a great way to get some extra bits to give to the streamers they love all while supporting Amazon.

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                    • Allow me to choose where the purple Twitch bar is located.

                      The new Twitch layout forces me to have a purple navigation bar at the top of the webpage that I cannot hide or scroll away from. This means the layout now has 2 bars at the top of the screen that display different things and neither of which can be scrolled away from and neither of which I have the option to hide. Now when I watch a stream on a 1080 monitor in fullscreen, the video is not centered on my monitor and is instead lower on the screen and there is no way for me to center it…

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                      • Create a "Global Paintbrush Badge" for artists who have designed emotes for a certain # of channels

                        Artists who draw Twitch emotes have contributed so much to the Twitch community yet receive so little recognition on Twitch for all their work.

                        It'd be nice if these artists could received some sort of "Global Paintbrush Badge" as recognition for all the hard work they put into creating emotes for Twitch users to use.

                        A suggestion is that after an artist has designed emotes for a certain number of channels (e.g., after designing for 50 channels, they're considered a "verified emotes artist") they can receive the badge. This could be something that artists have to apply for after which…

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                        • Established accounts only -chat mode

                          Currently we have all kinds of ways to block various people from chatting, except the most important one: People avoiding bans by creating new accounts.

                          Thus we should have a new mode that only allows users with "established" accounts to chat, i.e. the account must be reasonably old.

                          Continuing with the theme of follower-only mode this should likely be configurable, with the number of days since an account was created for the user to be able to talk.

                          Suggestions for default: 7, 30, 90, and 180.

                          Even requiring 7 days since the account was created will make it significantly more…

                          61 votes
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                          • Making twitch more friendly to small streamers

                            In my opinion, Small channels should be able to be seen abit more easily. when i want to check out new high quality streamers with a low view count that are stuck down the list im having a hard time because you need to scroll endlessly until you find them. I am sure they would appreciate being able to be seen better

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                            • Flagging messages as spoilers / Setting the channel to spoiler sensitive

                              The idea behind flagging messages as spoilers is allowing people to have a discussion without ruining the experience for others.

                              Mods would be able to flag a message as a spoiler, making the message hidden for the user until they click on it to reveal it.

                              Another idea would be a command for mods to set the channel to "spoiler sensitive" which allows viewers to self-flag their messages as potential spoilers if they are not fully sure about what is allowed to talk about or not.
                              Having this only allowed only whenever the channel is specifically set to this mode…

                              160 votes
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                              • Add New Emote!

                                https://cdn.discordapp.com/emojis/263871557028282368.png
                                add this emote into the collection of twitch emotes. Call it chipLul

                                27 votes
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                                • Creative need Categories instead of (or in addition to) Communities.

                                  The 'communities' system is not an appropriate way to categories creative streams. It is not appropriate (or ethical) to allow a streamer to manage/administer what has effectively become a category for creative streamers.

                                  98 votes
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                                  • Create "Dual sub" emotes

                                    Have Twitch Partners be able to officially partner with each other and create a set of emotes that viewers can only access if they sub to both channels. Each Partner still has their normal emote set of course, but if you sub to both channel A and channel B you also get a few "AB" exclusive emotes. Unsubbing from either loses you access to the dual sub emotes.

                                    Many pairs of Partners already have emotes of their own that combo well with each other, purposely. For example, two Partners have "wave" emotes that face each other to look like a…

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                                    • CS:GO channels divided by language

                                      I think no one use the Map filter on Counter-Strike: Global Offensive channels.
                                      Filter by language I think it's the best solution for all streamers. (Like all other games)

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                                      • Promotion of beginner streamers

                                        hi! I propose to change the order of the streams in the opposite direction.
                                        Example screenshot 1, 2
                                        1 screenshot : http://imgur.com/wc8R0OJ
                                        2 screenshot : http://imgur.com/Tx5YLsx
                                        Thus streaming streamers will be received by spectators, and streamers with a large audience will not lose anything.
                                        This will give a jolt to novice streamers

                                        With the current system it is very difficult to rise to the top
                                        And with such a system will already decide the content, rather than the number of viewers
                                        I think it's relevant

                                        Sorry, I do not write well in English
                                        my channel thetreane in twitch

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                                        • Add matrix support to chat.

                                          It would be nice for twitch to support connections from matrix (matrix.org). While I'm not sure matrix will work for large chats with a very high message rate, it would still be nice for group chats that don't experience very high chat rates, as well as whispers.

                                          There is already an IRC bridge that could be adapted to allow for matrix users to connect to group chats, and possibly whispers. Such an implementation could include oauth authentication in the same way IRC clients are authenticated. https://github.com/matrix-org/matrix-appservice-irc

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