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  1. I think it would be good if you can delete your whisper messages.

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  2. I frequent a twitch channel that has been harassed by a troll persistently for the past 2-3 months. This troll has been evading chat bans by creating multiple accounts.

    Recently, when the troll is banned from the chat, he's begun to use the tactic of whispering to other people in the chat room in order to harass them...some of these viewers are even foolish enough to pass on insults from the troll to the broadcaster.

    The channel regulars know better than to respond to this troll, and ignore him, but the fact that the troll can still whisper other viewers…

    98 votes

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  3. When actively chatting or just lurking with a stream in the background, I often miss when I receive a whisper. Please add the option for a notification sound when I receive a whisper

    61 votes

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  4. I'd really love a proper DM system similar to other social sites, group chats, good comms, stable software etc. Personally love Instagram and twitter format, but ours really... sucks. I have ZERO incentive to use Twitch as a means of communication. I run a lot of giveaways for big streamers and have to DM people which usually results in a blacklist because im messaging too many people, hence why I never use whispers and just ask people to DM me on other platforms. I'd love to see reactions enabled, proper linking and formatting, no weird server disconnects, messages not sending/appearing,…

    26 votes

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  5. Twitch has imposed a 4,000 character limit for DMs. It would be extremely helpful if there was a counter with the composition window that showed a user how many remaining characters may be typed in a message before that limit is reached.

    I learned of this limit the hard way; one time I clicked 'Send' on a message, only to get a screen with a red box across the top of it informing me my message had exceeded the character limit and my message hadn't been sent. Unfortunately, the text of that message was lost too.

    18 votes

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  6. Obviously some measures would need to be put in place to prevent abuse, but this would be a nice feature to have.

    12 votes

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  7. Similar to the setting to Block whispers from strangers. Have a secondary option that re-allows whispers from your followers, or a higher level your subscribers only.

    "Want to be famous" bots have been circumventing filters in chat by whispering creators. There are legitimate reasons to want to have whispers open to your community, but currently the only option is to block whispers from strangers. A creator can't go around and follow/friend everyone of their followers.

    A reason for including sub only (in addition to followers) would be reducing chance of harassment as subs are less likely to.

    10 votes

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  8. A similar feature to chat blocked term or other form of blacklist words for chat whispers.

    This thought came up because the "Want to be famous" bots have taken to whispers instead of chat. But this feature would be great to ease issues of harrassment being able to block potential slurs or other disparraging words.

    In chat we have blocked terms as well as third party bots to filter out spam or unwanted words. But bots don't currently have the ability to filter whispers and twitch has no native method to block unwanted whispers outside of fully blocking all whispers.

    10 votes

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  9. I am a very active twitch user, and whisper a LOT of people daily, but after a certain amount of whispers, you MUTE me... and I can no longer whisper.
    There is no explanation, telling me that I sent too many, nothing... so I thought it was a bug, but it turns out you probably have a daily limit. You may want to reconsider that as your platform is quickly growing. Put it up to 200 or something. Or unlimited really, up to you but I hope that you change this feature.

    10 votes

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  10. Twitch should have clear chat on WHISPERS messages!

    9 votes

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  11. I can keep only 2-3 whisper tiny windows open at the same time, and if someone else whispers me, it overlays the other windows and I can't do anything. Please let us popout these small windows to another tab and session.

    like this: http://i.imgur.com/DyhUNnU.png

    And it would look the same as we popout the channel chat.

    8 votes

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  12. If I'm whispering to someone in one chat, I don't need a whisper box opened on every other open Twitch tab. If for some reason this is necessary behavior, It would be nice if all the whisper boxes would close if 1 is closed.

    The way it works now, I have a useless whisper box still open, that needs to be closed manually, on every other tab.

    6 votes

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  13. Because it gets on the bottom right of the video.

    P.S: Not when it's opened but when it's closed.

    6 votes

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  14. Would love to see a mod-only chat implemented using Whispers 2.0, or even just a group-chat in general. Love Whispers 2.0 so far, and I think it would do away with the current group chat that I don't think people know much about or use often.

    6 votes

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  15. I was recently chatting with some other streamers and we agreed that this would be great.

    When streaming, the streamer will often have the Chat popped out in their browser. But there's no way to know if a new Whisper came in. There's no way, through Twitch, to find out if someone is trying to reach you privately. And in a busy Chat, even if they try to reach you publicly, you can miss it.

    It would be great if the little Whispers icon were at the top or bottom of the popped out chat, and if it could have…

    5 votes

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  16. I would like to be able to set up something that auto responds to all of my Whispers with "help.twitch.tv" so I can send them to the delightful and helpful Support staff with the username change they're asking me for.

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  17. Would be nice to include a option to group chat via whisper instead of just messaging with one specific person.

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  18. add the ability to mark whispers as unread

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  19. give the option to the user to pop the window out, so it is not blocking content, and/or controls

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  20. Put an option to delete whispers because hiding it does not serve much...

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