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  1. The Helix /moderation/moderators endpoint currently requires an OAuth token from the broadcaster. Given you can just do /mods in any chat (not requiring authorization from the broadcaster), what is the point of requiring the authorization here?

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  2. In Twitch v5, the Get User Subscription endpoint contained a created_at and a streak for the current user subscription for a broadcaster.

    Helix, lacks this functionality, and thus it is impossible to determine how long someone has been subscribed for, and also impossible to determine if they've renewed their subscription.

    These fields are imperative to some applications, especially ones that want to externally reward members monthly for each month they've subscribed. Please return these fields to the endpoint!

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  3. With the removal of the Follow Create endpoint.

    A "non moderation bot" can no longer be automatically added to a channel.
    The owner of the bot would have to "login" to the account and manually follow the channel(s) the bot joins.

    A "non moderation" bot doesn't run moderation commands, so giving it "mod" wouldn't make sense. (Which would bypass the follow requirement)

    Please provide a way to "authorise adding a bot to a channel" that will auto follow the bot to the channel. For this purpose

    This could be similar to how Discord does bots, where to add a bot…

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  4. Currently, it is easy to tell if a user that sent a message in a streamer’s channel is a subscriber, VIP, or moderator of that channel. However, there is no way to tell if that user is a follower of the channel.

    With the rise of hate raids and malicious messages, I want to ensure that if a streamer is using a chat box overlay, that they have the option to only let messages from followers appear. Malicious users usually don’t follow the channel, and so this will prevent their messages from appearing on stream.

    I do understand that this…

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  5. We third party dev's often build tools that assist with moderation actions/services for broadcasters.

    We tell Moderators to enable 2FA, but we have no way to check it.

    It would be useful to block Logins to our tool if 2FA is not enabled. But 2FA data is not surfaced in the API and there's no way to require a User to be 2FA during the login/oAuth loop.

    I'd like to see the users endpoint(s) provide 2FA status.
    I expect this to be behind the user read or openID scopes.

    openID allows email verified. Why not 2fa status (for example)

    Worth…

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  6. Including but not limited to.

    • Add new panel
    • Remove Panel
    • Update panel
    • Change order of panels
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  7. An update on Jan 31, 2019 gave channel moderators the ability to add comments to users within chat. There is currently no way to use the API to be able to set or retrieve comments for users in chat.

    This should be available to the broadcaster and all moderators within a channel.

    To add a mod comment to a user, the endpoint could take the following data as inputs:
    - User: {user's name}
    - Moderator: {mod's name}
    - Broadcaster: {broadcaster's name}
    - Comment: {comment to be applied}

    On success, this would return the following:
    - Success: {true}
    - date: {date}…

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  8. The v5 endpoint contains the follower's account creation date, the new endpoint (https://dev.twitch.tv/docs/api/reference#get-users-follows) does not.

    Knowing when a follower created their account is very useful to moderators monitoring recent follows to keep an eye on potentially problematic users (new account could mean a previously banned user returning) or to detect mass follows from bots (which often have a similar account creation date). Monitoring recent follows is especially useful in follow-only chat mode.

    While it is possible to get the account creation date from the "Get Users" endpoint (https://dev.twitch.tv/docs/api/reference#get-users) and then merge it with the follower data,…

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  9. Add an endpoint the returns a list of the latest cheers to a channel. The list should include: username, bits, message and date-time.

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  10. For the purposes of GDPR it would be useful to have the following webhooks:

    • When a Streamer installs an extension
    • When a streamer activates an extension
    • When a streamer deactivates an extension
    • When a streamer uninstalls an extension.

    The most important one is the uninstall, it allows us the third party to be notified of an uninstalled.

    The Shopify platform has this with the rule that a third party should, automatically delete all Store (and that stores customer data) 30 days after that hook triggers.

    We need/should do the same, delete any broadcaster, or broadcaster viewer (and subscribers) data 30…

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  11. 29 votes

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  12. It shouldn't be required for manage roles such as mod/vip via the chat

    It shouldn't be required to manage editor/mod/vip via the roles manager

    it would be useful for automation/third party management to be able to manage roles via the API

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    Currently not a top priority, but we are interested in your use cases for this functionality to be considered at a later time. Please include more information in the comments as to how and why this would be useful.

  13. There's currently no way to view the games/chapters on a video. This would be very useful for an application I'm building

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  14. Please provide a webhook so that authorised tools can collect Commercial status when an ad is run not via the Start Commercial API endpoint (ie Via chat or another authorised user)

    So tool A will know not to try and run ads because user Fred just did

    And Tool A doesn't want to run ads after the "retry_after" period as Fred ran the ads 20 minutes early. so we'd want to reset the start point to when Fred ran ads. For say when Tool A runs ads one per hour

    For example

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  15. 4 chat commands that would be great to have as API endpoints:

    /monitor USERNAME - Start monitoring a user's messages.
    /unmonitor USERNAME - Stop monitoring a user's messages.
    /restrict USERNAME - Start restricting a user's messages
    /unrestrict USERNAME - Stop restricting a user's messages

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  16. Right now there is no official way (there is an undocumented endpoint) to determine whether a stream is sub only or not. Subscriber only status prohibits a lot of people from interacting with the stream, so it'd make sense for applications to be aware of such a state.

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  17. One of the annoyances of the current authorization system is that whenever the broadcaster change their password, they need to reauthorize all apps as well, so developers need to have a way of warning the user to reauthorize it, or they will lose access to its features.

    I understand this is a security feature, but it would be good if that could be handled separately, because a lot of times people just want to change password, and not revoke auth for third party apps

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  18. Add subscriber start date to get broadcaster subscriptions endpoint

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  19. A streamer can configure if he/she allows to send a raid to his/her channel or not. But this information can't get using twitch api endpoint. The only way is trying to send a raid, and check if any error is returned or not.

    Add this information directly in twitch API can helpful to select a streamer to send a raid.

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  20. With the new Raids API, it should mirror IRC where channel editors can trigger raid/unraid. Currently, this is not supported (need broadcaster user access token). Until this functionality is added, I will not be migrating to Helix Raids

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