Account Management: e.g., Login, Connections, Password Reset

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  1. Add new filters for creating usernames to deter the creation of accounts used for trolling/harassment purposes

    In light of recent events in which two individuals have been harassing and cyberstalking a number of Twitch streamers, myself included, it would be helpful to filter out alternative forms of profanity along with formats of phone numbers.

    Specifically, I suggest the following be filtered/prohibited in username creation:

    - bltch (with an "L" instead of an "i")
    - wh0re (with a "0" instead of an "o")
    - ###_###_#### (the typical format of including phone numbers in a username)

    All three of these techniques have been used by internet trolls when creating multiple accounts to harass streamers and post their personal…

    5 votes
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    • Too easy to register new accounts on here when a user gets blocked

      To easy to register fake emails on here and harass someone defiantly need to not make it easy to create multiple user accounts on here which ultimately will lead to malicious activities.

      4 votes
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      • Allow the reversal/change of localized display names

        Since usernames can now be changed every two months, why not localized display names? Or at the very least allow them to be reset - since way too many people have made the mistake of switching to japanese or chinese characters (myself included) and are now permanently stuck with it. I won't go into how many problems it's caused me but wow does it suck. It would be great if this could be implemented.

        2 votes
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        • Bug in accept friend requests -.-

          I cannot accept these FR below because of a bug,please fix it...
          http://i.imgur.com/xDROsLZ.png

          1 vote
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          • i have ban for 8 month and dont unban ! maybe go unban no? 8 month ! channel unreachables

            i have ban for 8 month and dont unban ! maybe go unban no? 8 month ! channel unreachables

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            • Bot check rework

              Your check on the bot in case of login the worst that came across to me.
              The sign of the avtomobilyy company occupying all picture is a sign of shop or the photo of a piece of the machine? An advertizing banner - a sign of shop? The picture with an earth road and a piece of a slope belongs to mountains? On the picture some water occupying almost all space is represented is a pool, the sea, the river?
              It is not check on the robot, and attempt to guess a mentality of the creator of this test whose…

              1 vote
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                • _Register [email]

                  Register [email]

                  2 votes
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                  • Separate Username and Channel Name

                    Since you are having difficulties for letting us change our username why don't separate the username and channel name? Or something like a broadcasting group sharing same Channel Name but with different Usernames. It will be relatively difficult to broadcast as a team and will be required to set up a new account using the group name. Why not just use current accounts join together to form a group with a group name, leader, co-leaders, broadcasters, admins, moderators, and automatic sync panels of the group creator. Twitch is meant to make people's life easier, isn't it.

                    7 votes
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                    • Allow us to change our Channel Name!

                      Make it a paid option so no trolls can mess around with the names and impersonate others easily. I'd be down to pay a $20 for a name change.

                      This is a solid option and Twitch deserves it.

                      11 votes
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                      • Release justin.tv usernames

                        On February 13th, 2015, all remaining Justin.tv accounts were deleted, yet all the usernames that were used back then are still locked. I would really love to have one of those usernames to start broadcasting on Twitch.

                        17 votes
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                        • Google Authentication for 2 Factor Authentication

                          I would love to be able to have the option for Google Authentication to be integrated into your current 2-Factor Authentication system. Hypothetically, if I were to misplace or brake my phone, it would take some time for me to be able get a new device in which time I would not be able to reenter my Twitch account. I mod for channels, work with creators and would feel awful if I was not able to continue supporting and working for them as I do.

                          It was also just be an ease of access thing, where I have all of…

                          56 votes
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                          • 4 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Admin →
                            • A list of where i am a Moderator at in settings.

                              I would like to see a list of where I am a moderator at in settings, which channels I am a moderator. I mod over 20 channels. And it grows almost everyday, I follow so many people and have gained trust so quickly, I just earn it quickly. I just want a place I can manage where.

                              Just thought it was a good idea.

                              Cheers.

                              3 votes
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                              • I can't return to Twitch

                                I tried reset my password but I wrote bad name "toxic939" (toxic929) and twitch send email to unknown adress. Now i can't return to Twitch .. and do not come any password reset email.

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                                • Make spaces in usernames possible

                                  Just an option to make spaces avaliable in usernames :D

                                  2 votes
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                                  • Make renames possible

                                    Twitch, please make it possible for us to rename our channel. This has been wanted for ages, as you can easily see in the participation of users in the rename-giveaways, which don't exist anymore.

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                                    • 213 votes
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