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  1. Greetings,

    I don't know if this is the right contact for this. But I wanted to suggest something that would be very beneficial for channels from different regions to grow.

    I have communicated this via twitch surveys before.

    My suggestion is:
    It would be very beneficial for channels to grow if the Twitch homepage displayed channels from the regions the users are from (e.g: if a user is from Saudi Arabia, the homepage will display Arabic channels ..etc)

    I have been streaming on twitch for 4 years now and have been a partner since 2015. However, I need to grow…

    67 votes

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  2. Most people speak two languages more or less fluently and like to watch streams in both these languages. But currently I don't think there's an option to sort by two languages. Either you don't sort and you see first your own language first (swedish for me) and then beneith there's all streams in all languages. I want to sort in Sweidsh + English

    28 votes

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  3. I think many people is interested in watching streamers from their own country if possible, but if you try to search streamers sorting by country...well bad luck, that option doesn´t exist.
    The best part of this idea, is that it doesn´t require a lot of work, because i 100% think Twitch already has data of streamers by country, so it is an inexpensive and easy idea to implement.

    27 votes

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  4. As is possible for Chinese, Japanese and Korean users who can set display names in their own languages, it would be great if you could also do this in Arabic! This also sets the stage for other languages that use the Arabic script in future (Farsi, Urdu, etc)

    17 votes

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  5. Right now the option is to only choose one language at a time, but I have fans in two different languages, as do many bilingual streamers and language learners. Right now I have to switch between the two depending on the type of stream I'm doing, when I'd rather be making universal content.

    7 votes

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  6. I've spoken to latvian streamers who have been told people struggle to find the channels that speak their language.

    This is an accessibility issue for those who have to spend the time scrolling through the 'other' languages in an attempt to watch streams in their languages.

    Simply adding more language categories would solve this issue. Twitch could ask their creators which languages they would like adding and I'm sure it would help many streamers and viewers alike.

    7 votes

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  7. Most likely the screamer will usually talk in one language. let's say there is both speech recognition translated to text of the native speakers language,. make that text readout selectable to be translated into other languages so that for and readers can read what the screamer is saying in comments in their own language.

    and reverse it too so that chatters could chat in their native language and appears in the streamer's native language text

    It doesn't have to be a very poetic translation just enough to get by. And foreign translations should have a flag by them so that…

    6 votes

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  8. It's very hard to find streamers from Portugal in the middle of so many Brazilian streamers (Brazil has almost 20 times the population of Portugal), dividing it by Portuguese (BR) or Portuguese (PT) would make things a lot easier. This is the standard in programs, subtitles and games, since we use a lot of different terms. I think both sides of the language would welcome this change.

    6 votes

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  9. So, the main Twitch design issue is that designers forgot about non-english speaking countries.
    Roobert font is awesome, but don't have cyrillic subset.
    So we have one font for russian menu items and another for Prime item.
    Check it with a russian langauge version of main page.

    4 votes

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  10. simply said, if twitch wants more non-English speaking viewers, a feature that allow seaching only channels with "caption on" is a must.

    3 votes

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  11. Hello,

    I'm here to ask if it is possible to create a specific TAG for Portuguese (Portugal) people, since every time, I try to find streamers from my country, It feels really hard to do it, and this happens because Portuguese tag includes as well the Brazilian people, and to be honest, I understand that, since they are "Portuguese" and it only makes sense, but its doesn't separate the "2" languages.

    My suggestion is, either create a TAG called "(TUGA) Portuguese slang for «Portuguese»" or maybe create a Brazilian TAG for their language, this will help for small streamers from…

    3 votes

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  12. I think there should be a translation option for streamers because if someone comes into streams and say a different language there should be an option to read it in English and when we want to reply there should be an option to type back in there language

    3 votes

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  13. During the covid situation many of the people in India started using pc and lap in
    order to attend online class . As they started using pc the started gaming and within 6 month Indian pc gaming community increased about 60% of user and most of them started to streaming . I as an Indian i would like increase the popularity of Indian gaming community by using twitch which is worldwide used platform for gaming . so i am requesting your Esports cooperation and to
    uprise Indian gaming community . so kindly take the initiative to step make Indain gaming…

    2 votes

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  14. The current/default Arabic font for chat is horrific and an eyesore, please consider changing it.

    anything else would look much better.

    2 votes

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  15. I'm in Guatemala right now and when I try to view the Community Guidelines page, it puts it automatically in Spanish. I click Idiomas at the top and choose English, it loads the page, but then immediately switches back to the Spanish version! The only way I can read the English page is in an incognito window.
    I'm on Windows 10, Chrome.

    2 votes

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  16. i wish me and my friends have been doing youtube for 2 years we started runing out of money we thought we can stream and make money for it being unavailable on my country am in egypt

    2 votes

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  17. Devia ter músicas brasileiras para cantar, é absurdo e inaceitável que não tenha.

    2 votes

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  18. A word translator that would translate voice into a chosen language. The streamer could have the option of adding an extension to their stream that would allow a viewer to select a language to hear their voice and speaking in. Example: Streamer speaks Spanish, but the viewer only knows English. The viewer could click on the translate button to reveal a list of different languages to translate the streamers voice into. This way the viewer now can watch and listen but also understand the streamer.

    2 votes

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  19. Please update the sort by language in the e-sports directory
    put my language channel first
    and put the live game first in the category.

    2 votes

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  20. Hello, if this hasn't been already requested or considered. Embed a language translator to assist communication with streamers
    Korean to English as an example

    2 votes

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