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  1. We want higher or no limit for spending channel points in community challenges. The limit is 2.000 channel points at the moment. Pls give us higher limit

    10 votes

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  2. Contributing channel points to Community Challenges is not lurk-friendly. Users are "called out" when the contribution is posted in chat. Please allow us to contribute our channel points anonymously.

    2 votes

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  3. Türkiye'deki kullanıcılar, kanal puanlarıyla neden oylamaya katılamıyor, biz adam değil miyiz

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  4. Que se puedan modificar los puntos del canal que se pueden apoortar para un desafio comunitario

    2 votes

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  5. I have just completed my first Community Challenge with the viewers in my community and met the goal. The issue now is that I finish the goal and do not know who contributed the most channel points and I want to know who did because I have three prizes but now way to know who gets 1st, 2nd, &3rd.

    I wish that the challenges would show the amount of the points used per viewer in my channel in a point break down to simplify it, rather me having to realize that I would have to manually track the channel points…

    4 votes

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  6. Baiting Twitch users to pay money on behalf of their favorite streamers to boost discoverability is a bad idea and an unethical idea. It only unfairly furthers an existing advantage over other channels by exploiting community members’ good faith willingness to pay to support the streamer, and it does not make up for any deeper existing discoverability and usability failings. There is a consensus on social media that users understand this is a detriment to Twitch overall. If it doesn’t work as intended, they are wasting their money. But if it does work as intended, it greatly compromises the integrity…

    106 votes

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  7. I worry about the boosting system overtaking the current recommended system and missing an opportunity of a lifetime here.
    Over the years I have met many people because the recommended list shows people on my channel to people who frequent other streams that have followers/viewers from my stream.
    this is a very nice and organic way of promoting people.

    I start to see how this new system will only favour the people who have the biggest spenders, as I can see that over time the organic method will be overrun by paid promotions and not relevant to what the viewers…

    5 votes

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  8. The paid boosting feature is unethical and engineers around the problem that the current algorithm serves content in a way that is both obfuscated from participants yet is clearly biased towards extremely large partnered streamers and/or divisive content.

    Instead deliver content that appeals to individual viewers based on their viewing habits and adjust the front page and the algorithm:
    - Partnered Streamers Recommended for you x3
    - Affiliate Streamers Recommended for you x3
    - New for you x6 (2 partner, 2 affiliate, 2 any) streams of varying size and varying content type

    similarly for the search and category views of…

    38 votes

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  9. I noticed on twitter / the live stream about changes to twitch. There is some kind of thing where you can pay for more exposure? Not only is this inherently greedy, it's classist about up and coming streamers who are up and coming, buring them further into obscurity. You guys taking all the money ontop of that for this service is disgusting. Fix your algorithm instead of trying to line your pockets. Fix the hate raids on streamers of color. Actually implement something of meaning so that streamers can feel safe and not stressed about bots who spam slurs and…

    34 votes

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  10. Buenos días!!

    El tren de la promoción es una buena herramienta que ayuda a que los espectadores se suscriban o donen suscripciones / bits al creador de contenido.

    En mi caso lo he tenido durante algo más de 1 mes, pero hay un problema.
    Un día, de repente, dejó de funcionar. Contacté con el soporte live y me comentaron que lo solucionaron, pero me pusieron el tren del hype en vez de el tren de promoción como estaba antes.

    Sería ideal que se disponga del tren de promoción, ya que ayudaba a que los espectadores quieran apoyar al creador más…

    1 vote

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  11. I would like to see a hype zone feature where u can get on top of category you are streaming on where I am in the top 10 in battle royale or game where twitch can host your channel to new viewers

    1 vote

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  12. if the boost feature is added, won’t it benefit bigger streamers rather than smaller ones? i think it needs to be beneficial for them too.

    232 votes

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  13. Make the boost this stream more available. It's been more than 2 years that i stream and still doesn't have the boost the stream. Don't know to get it but could be nice to have it sometimes

    1 vote

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  14. Instead of asking our viewers to choose between fun and promoting the stream, make the boost passive and based on ANY points spent during a stream.

    As it stands, the system is creating a conflict of interest - particularly for channels that are solely powered on Channel Points.

    106 votes

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  15. I wish you and the team would stop trying to push features like this. Instead of having a "boost" feature, why not work on a better way to make smaller content creators to be discovered?

    Many have resulted in branching out to other social media and content creation platforms in order to funnel more viewers into twitch because of the over saturation of streams. Look at how addictive YouTube and Tik Tok are... Also look at how easy they are to just continuously browse and find new content. These are the things you should be focused on.

    Honestly, Small streamers…

    134 votes

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  16. The new Boosttrain feature is very confusing. It only happens in smaller streams, where the chance is less likely that the streamer and their viewers do not have all Hype emotes yet, and does not give much incentive to the viewers, as everyone knows, just because the stream will be recommended to a lot of people, doesn't mean these people will actually click / letalone stay after just stopping by one time. according to this,https://media.discordapp.net/attachments/603009355234672652/956584929809018920/unknown.png , boosttrains are supposed to happen as an extra incentive, not a replacement to regular hypetrains, but the boosttrains I have experienced so far…

    4 votes

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  17. I am no where close to being a partner, and this happened for me (average 12 viewers). I was so amazed when I got the oppurtunity for this. It was a bit tough to reach the goal, but you have 2 days. When I completed the Boost challenge it made my stream boost to 56 viewers. It only last about 10 mins. I feel like if this is going to be a thing, let the small streamer enjoy the Boost a little longer. I do not feel this option should be for partners.

    49 votes

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  18. Evidently in trying to collect data on the optimal way to implement the Boost feature, there's a group of streamers that are getting the boosts and others that are not. This makes sense but to reduce bias, it may be needed to have a second part data collection where the group that did not get any boosts get the boosts instead, and compare the results from the two parts. This can help identify any biases, if any, and will be more fair (and thus reduce dissatisfaction of smaller streamers that we're seeing).

    27 votes

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  19. So I like the idea, but just a few tweaks. I like how the challenge can just pop up and we have a couple days to complete it, but upon completion can we save the boost for the future? I got the challenge on my "friday" so I felt compelled to make sure I completed it within the time frame forcing me to stream on my day off. I did complete it but then the boost happened right away. I would love to see it for the next stream where I can prepare for it, kind of like a front…

    25 votes

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  20. How about @Twitch adds 5 more levels to hype trains. The more support a hype train gets, the more boosted a channel gets as a reward. Use boosting as an incentive to support a channels hype train (On top of the already exclusive emotes already gained). That way viewers are supporting creators, creators are making money, and Twitch makes more money via higher tiered hype trains. Everyone’s happy. #bladesideas

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    2 votes

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