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  1. I tried contact with Twitch BR, but without answer. So i think that i can't contact you all Twitch directly, so i will write here.

    I'm Ukyo, a people that is hearing impaired and i have a request. The addition of the badges that can show that the people have hearing impaired, is disabled etc., so streamers can see and try to comunicate in way that is useful.
    I'm tired of not receiving even a answer from streamer, even if i said that i'm hearing impaired.
    There are few streamers that i feel comfortable in interact with they, and you…

    2,235 votes

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  2. Accessibility is very important to not only me but also my stream and I'm sure a lot of people feel the same way. It would be amazing if we can get some warning tags for things from Epilepsy to Colorblind viewers. This would not only warn our viewers but can also save a life. The worst thing we want as streamers is to hurt our viewers and have no control over it. These tags and be pre implemented or something we can add given game reviews. These tags can vary and even help those with mental health with warning tags…

    530 votes

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  3. With the ever growing cases of seizures and headaches from games and streams that induce a lot of flashing images, having a tag specifically for possible cases of epilepsy would help more than ever. People shouldn't worry about having to endanger their health for the sake of watching someone play a game.

    50 votes

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  4. I like the previously posted idea, but no accessibility features should ever be locked as rewards behind achievements. Folks shouldn’t need to be affiliated or partners to provide captioning to their audiences.

    567 votes

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  5. Neurological disease, Lou Gehrig's disease, Dystonia, Neuromyotonic. These are just a few issues people suffer from that are characterized by mild to severe muscle spasms, or "twitching." The community feels that the website name is a mischaracterization of a very common issue afflicting thousands of people who use the site. The name is ableist, offensive and disheartens many potential viewers and streamers.

    29 votes

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  6. Sorry for my english i'm french, but can you install an AI who subtitle what the streamer say ?

    Je sais que c'est pas une clientèle de folie mais pour une revue de presse ou certains autres streams assez généraux, un outil de sous-titre automatique de ce que disent les streamer aiderait vraiment à développer l'accessibilité de ce site aux personnes souffrant de surdité ou ayant des difficultés à entendre.
    Je ne sais pas si ça existe mais je suis persuadé que ça doit être possible avec un peu de temps et d'argent.

    17 votes

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  7. The title says it all: I want to block recommended annoying channels and also want an option to not have twitch call me a creator whilst I am not. The first was possible some months ago and I think it is complete bs that this option was removed.

    2 votes

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  8. When you press Control + Space all the UI disappears. Im not sure this is a feature, but it clashes with Control+Command+Space which opens up the Emoji window. Thus, it's impossible to open the emoji window within chat. (MacOS)

    2 votes

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  9. Right now you are only able to scroll through Twitch-Chat by using your Mouse Scroll Wheel. When you are on a Laptop that uses a Touch Mouse, you scroll by clicking the (too tiny) scroll bar to the right of Chat. When doing this, new Messages will bug your current position lower. So basically the Scroll Wheel is totally useless when using the Drag and Drop Scroll Wheel because new Messages make it impossible to read what you wanna read. I don't understand how this isn't fixed yet.

    3 votes

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  10. There have been a number of DJ dance/music channels on the front page recently. They automatically play when loading the page, and often have full screen quickly flashing effects. This triggers my photosensitivity/epilepsy a bit.

    I would like a way to opt out of those types of videos from either showing, or auto playing, on the front page.

    54 votes

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  11. To be able to filter channels followed by "Last seen live" in reverse to allow for filtering of possibly inactive channels.

    This would help users at the 2,000 followed channels cap easily find who to unfollow to maintain a more active followed channels list.

    6 votes

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  12. The way Twitch currently works, it is very hard for an audience member to know if a stream they are entering could contain flashing images or lights. This is especially dangerous to viewers with a sensitivity to light. It could cause physical discomfort, pain, and in extreme cases death. Creators can be nice and warn their audience, however since new viewers can join at any time it is unreasonable to place the burden of constant warnings on a creator. So how do we fix it?
    I propose a new simple feature that can create mass warning and help prevent this…

    1 vote

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  13. OBS plugin that a live captioner could use - currently it doesn't seem there is any captioner-compatible software to use with OBS/Atem - this would mean higher accuracy captions for live broadcasts as currently accuracy isn't so great and also cuts out.

    3 votes

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  14. I use a TTS reader to read chat to my headphones, and mix it in with game audio and music. I've toyed with running two concurrent streams from my computer so that legally blind viewers could open both and have chat read to them in real-time, but it hasn't been stable enough. Not sure if possible, but if a secondary audio channel could be utilized by the broadcaster, those needing chat read to them could turn it on and control its volume to be able to keep up with chat.

    Alternatively, an in-page TTS reader might also be a good…

    283 votes

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  15. There is already a new tag for Vegan, which is awesome! However, there is quite a difference between being Vegan and Vegetarian (which I am finding out more and more). Vegetarian is more diet-based but Veganism is also more of a way of life or ideology. I use the Vegan tag now despite the fact I'm vegetarian. It would be great to have a separate tag! Thanks, twitch! :)

    3 votes

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  16. Some people enjoy watching streams of games they enjoy/have an interest in purchasing but don't want to follow that specific channel (for whatever reason).
    However, there's a certain little pop-up that covers the bottom portion of the stream, pointing at the follow button, that says "Come here often? Come back to [insert Streamers name here] channel FASTER by hitting that follow button" (with a bunch of hands pointing down at the follow button like we can't see it).

    See, some of us just want to watch a stream, chill out and not feel pressured to follow/sub/whatever and I wouldn't have…

    4 votes

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  17. Some bugs can't be reported if you don't have the right category for it. For example the Twitch support website itself is buggy and you have no ideal way of reporting it. If the page itself is buggy and you can't reach some categories then it's pointless and needs an improvement. If we could have a category Other-Other for all other types of queries, it would be really nice.

    5 votes

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  18. even if streamers have the cc extension it never works on mobile and its a super easy accessibility thing

    5 votes

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  19. Occasionally emotes contain text and letters that are a bit hard to read. I know Twitch accepts up to 112px emotes, but seems to use the smaller ones in chat. Simply having a little checkbox to show larger emotes would be super helpful to those with limited sight.

    253 votes

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  20. We could use a colorblind mode because some users (like myself) have a hard time with some colors blending in with the background of the dark theme.

    232 votes

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