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  2. Upon accepting affiliate status, a lot of affiliates take a big hit in viewership since a lot of viewers are turned away by pre-roll ads. However, current viewers are taken out of the experience if an affiliate has to take a 3 minute ad break every 30 minutes to disable pre-roll ads. It would be much more useful for smaller streamers if they could take a 5 minute ad break every hour so the viewers could take longer breaks and for the streamer to not feel interrupted whenever 30 minutes pass.

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  3. Allow streamers to do commentary / continue their stream during commercials means like Howard Stern show type live ads. The ads will be way more meaningful to your consumers (read: viewers) and way more valuable to your customers (read: advertisers). Advertisers will be willing to pay more for this type of ad.

    Start encouraging your talent to build relationships with brands they truly love and believe in. You should do this together.

    Consumers will want to engage with the brands promoted by the talent they support.

    2 votes

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  4. It's extremely annoying missing content with all the ads. Can you imagine watching TV shows where you miss content during commercial breaks? Yeah, didn't think so.

    There should be an Opt-In option for users to Buffer the Stream when mid-roll ads are playing, then after the ad is done the buffered stream is played back at 1.5x speed until you're caught up with the live stream.

    This wouldn't need to be enabled for the pre-rolls, just the ads after the stream is playing so you don't miss content.

    How is this not a thing?

    1 vote

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  5. No matter what streamer I watch, whenever I go to watch a streamer, an advertisement appears. It does not matter what advertisement it is, i have tried firefox and chrome and neither seems to fix the issue. This has been going on for 3 months now. 5 seconds, ad freezes. Refresh page, new ad, new timer, 5 seconds freeze, refresh, new timer, 5 seconds, freeze, refresh, new ad, new timer, 5 seconds freeze..... Either remove ads from running in the streamer video and put them somewhere else or twitch will be removed from my computer and you lose a viewer.

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  6. I would really appreciate it if you could make ads not straight after someone clicks on my stream but after 5 minutes of watch time or so and when people view vods. I find that tons of new people click off my video straight away because of the ad and it's so hard to grow my community

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  7. Cannot find an option to submit this bug via support tickets. Twitch desktop website: there is a bug when you click on a live video. Twitch force-shows a 30 second ad before you can view the stream. Once the ad finishes playing, the stream is paused so you press play to start the stream, then THE SAME 30 SECOND AD PLAYS AGAIN. When that ad finishes, the stream is paused so you press play to start the stream, then THE SAME 30 SECOND AD PLAYS AGAIN FOR THE THIRD TIME. So I have been forced to watch 90 seconds of…

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  8. Make sure that the ads don't break the sound on the stream Currently on channels where I don't have a subscription the streamer sounds like they are underwater. Always needs several refreshes to fix the sound. It never happens on channels with no ads so it must be related to the pre-roll ads.

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  9. I would like a feature where the broadcaster can enable subscribers to opt-in for ads on their channel. There is almost a feature like this, a feature that allows the broadcaster to say that all subscribers get ads. But I would be nice to have it as an option for the viewers if they want the ads or not. Of course only relevant for subscribers.

    This feature should also be per channel that you are subscribed to and not site wide.

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  10. Allow streamers to opt-in for 3min~5min scheduled ad session every hour or two. Could be used as a stretching time for all of us (viewers + streamers).

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  11. Instead of having disruptive and user experience unfriendly pre-roll and midroll ads automatically play for streamers, with their only alternative being still disrupting their own content by playing ads manually to turn off preroll ads for a period of time, allow streamers and content creators to fill in an amazon blacksmith list of recommended purchases for the viewers. Viewers are a lot more likely to take the list seriously vs a 10-15 second ad by a big corporation, and is more valuable to all parties involved. Twitch/amazon could even suggest items for the viewer to possibly add to the list…

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  12. Secret labs twitch chairs paired with corsair or razers chroma/rgb suites and incorporated in,

    I'm working on a VR extension for the index that doesnt suck, but im to busy this week getting my behindhacked right now, and for the last 3days.

    Also, Can we as a community (most specifically (don't forget leaf lights or nano's or what have you - and a felix the cat / nyan cat twitch ticking tail rainbow clock would be the "cats meow" or a "Yuumi"....cause I looooooooovvveeee Yuumi" literally the most)

    Collectivey...we need to revive Tron and reimagine it as an immersive VR…

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  13. I see multiplayer ads which are polls, twitch could take it to the next level and have multiplayer ads where chat plays each other in a minigame for 30s or 1m, like a very quick battle royale

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  14. I feel that a few of features that are new, or in testing, on Twitch had a dedicated place on the page to run instead obstructing streams , or flashing up in chat.

    Having a small area (maybe the top 1/4 of the chat area on desktop) to host these features wouldn't be that intrusive, and could be used as a place to display small ads for non-subs, and maybe the area could be used for the streamer to host custom apps (like overlays) for subscribers.

    I'm a huge fan of consistency, so having an area like that to test…

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  15. You have 7sec or less (30sec ads = lost viewer) to serve the viewer their content or they will bounce, do like YouTube's 5secs. Ads must be relevant to the streamer. Ads can not violate COPPA.

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  16. All ads need to run in a window on the stream instead of blocking out the stream for up to 20 seconds. Every ad that runs makes me AVOID the products shown like the plague because they are INTRUSIVE and BELIGERENT is brute-forcing advertising about items I have absolutely NO interest in.

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  18. If interaction breaks, momentum dies. There are dozens of ways to keep the momentum flowing while an ad is playing-- just look at all of the YouTubers who get sponsored and do skits/product placement during their videos.

    Example: If the streamer has the ability to temporarily defer ads and play them back to back, ("collecting" an ad every 15 mins or so, to play 6 at the end of 1.5 hours,) this gives the streamer more control on when their intended content is interrupted-- or, even better, an option to play the ads FIRST in order to unlock SUBSTANTIAL ad-free…

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  19. its only happened a couple of times, but when an ad plays, the smaller window that opens in the top left above chat for the stream just plays another ad

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  20. If you guys used the same logic for bounty board on ads you could have a much easier time getting us to run them. I used to make hundreds a month in 2011 from ads and now despite growing etc etc I only push viewers away spamming them for MAYBE a few bucks if I'm lucky.

    Myself and many others would likely be more happy to run ads if we had a target goal of "ad hours per month" that based on our viewership could fluctuate but would generally give us a target.

    Example: Currently I stream 5ish hours a…

    2 votes

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