Thumbnails w/ live preview on hover
I've been thinking about this for a bit, and would love to spitball the idea with someone.
Could it be an idea to enable streamers to make a custom thumbnail for their streams, then have it preview when you hover over said stream.
That way, it would allow people to showcase special things about their streams that make it more interesting.
For instance, I see a lot of competitive players of a bunch of different games using a title like "800+ wins" or "3000 ELO" - So with the custom thumbnails, they could showcase that, and if the viewers were interested, they could simply hover over the stream to see a preview of the live stream.
Obviously, as with everything else, we need some rules if this was implemented.
I would hate to see Twitch turn into YouTube, in the sense of clickbait.
Let me know what you think :)
This is a good idea and would help to make your stream stand out more. Currently when you look at a category, every single streams just like the other. I wouldn't worry about clickbait as it does help attract viewers and currently people do it with their titles.