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  1. First of all, y’all ban hard working streamers for accidentally opening a page on there stream that they have no control of what is gonna pop up. While y’all have this female streamer being almost fully nude on stream while there is little kids watching, and they get away with almost anything. But as soon as some hard working male streamers accidentally open a link against tos y’all ban them and don’t even send them a email of there suspension? Please make this make sense cause I’m speechless. I have no word to describe how disappointed I am with twitch.

    9 votes

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  2. Other slurs such as the n word and f slur are banned, why not ban the use of the r slur? Having an autistic tag and allowing constant usage of the r slur makes zero sense.

    6 votes

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  3. Hello Twitch and other readers

    unfortunatly many bot-accounts are around and new one are creating at the moment. Some friends, other streamers are targeted with attacks with bot-accounts.

    They have something to do from your side twitch, specially that some Bots have tools to get the IP from people who visit the Accountpage ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kdyBV3Zoa0Y ) should be a signal for u to investigate fast as possible.

    In the last few days/weeks i experience that hoss00312 are around i followed (and unfollowed) me with multiple accounts.
    What do you suggest to do, when people experience something like that? I know…

    3 votes

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  4. Add an opt-in function to automatically block banned channels and vice versa, since blocking removes and prevents following but banning does not.

    As a user I find the distinction between blocking and banning to be unclear, but usually I want to do both and having it automatically taken care of with one command instead of two would simplify things.

    3 votes

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  5. Mature Audience streams can still be viewed in small parts by going to their clipped videos and watching clips!

    This shouldn't be allowed?

    1 vote

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  6. I have been working on a solution for the hate raids problem, a problem that led streamers into going for a strike. I have been able to come up with a solution which I believe could solve the problem.
    The solution has to deal with using the Channel-Banned Terms Filter.

     First, we gather other alphabet (Greek, Latin, etc.) and signs that look like the English alphabet and arrange them based on the alphabet they look like, basically creating an array for each English alphabet and the letters that look like them.

    Second, we write code that is able to swap…

    3 votes

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  7. In my time modding for channels, there have now been multiple occasions where there has been users who are posing problem across multiple channels and have been "leap-frogging" between other stream team members once they're banned on one.

    This is then leading to having to find who's channel has been hit next and attempting to communicate this with them to make them aware.

    I think that if a user is banned from other streams, this is something mods and streamer should be able to see, but along side this there should be a box where it is explained why the…

    5 votes

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  8. The current Mature Audience Warning is for those 18+ and is used by many streamers even for games and other activities that those under 18 and over 12 can watch/chat. These ages groups are then left out. A new warning should be added that only allows those between 13-16 years old to watch/chat. When this warning is displayed the game and chat would only have things in them appropriate for such age groups. The streamer would be responsible for making sure the game is rated for such ages and that settings used in chat keeps out more mature conversations/topics. If…

    8 votes

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  9. According to google and people knowledge, sexual suggestiveness is visual, verbal, written or behavioral material or action with sexual undertones implying sexual intent in order to provoke sexual arousal.

    Said that, how come your website allows people, like Amouranth for example, to stream, clearly, sexual suggestive content and not banning them properly? Besides the huge amount of money and attention that they bring to Twitch. It would be a shame if your company started to be correlated as an Open Door for children to ingress into ***********. Remembering that Twitch started and still is a streaming game domain that has…

    5 votes

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  10. Okay so I find it greatly disrespectful that words like spastic hemiplegia, ADHD, and other names of different types of disabilities are banned from being used on Twitch. This is very frustrating for me because I feel like I’m being forced to hide telling people about my conditions and I want to be able to educate people about them if I do end up live-streaming on this platform. This makes it harder for me and other people who have disabilities to be able to advocate for themselves and educate others. Banning them because of the fear that people would use…

    3 votes

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    0 comments  ·  Community Guidelines  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hey there!

    I am so sorry for the frustration. This is definitely something we do not want to have happening on the site. When running into these words being banned can you please elaborate where you were running into issues with these terms? Was it on a bio, in chat or a title?

    Also some example sentences that were caught up saying the terms were not allowed would be immensely helpful for our teams to investigate.

  11. The new harassment policy sounds lovely. But, how can we be sure Twitch will actually enforce it? Many of us have experienced harassment from viewers as well as creators (hateful raids, etc) and nothing has ever been done. How can we trust you’re going to do something now?

    20 votes

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  12. When "/user" lookup we can have Messages, Timeouts, Bans, Mod Comments,

    It would be helpful to see the other places that potential chatter has been banned in other places to warn the other mods of a potential risk.

    6 votes

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  13. Add a toggle switch for phone verification to Mod View to allow mods to turn it on and off mid stream - especially when new raids come in. Similar to Followers only mode or Sub only mode
    Finding that with Phone Verification turned on, less people are chatting when legit raids come through. But we don't want to turn it off in case there are hate raids.

    2 votes

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  14. Like the pencil that editors have for editing the title in moderator view, I am suggesting that the new verification systems that are now only available in the editor dashboard also be made available as a new widget or added to the "Channel Actions" widget for editors who use mod view.

    I would also like to see some slash commands to enable or disable them. Perhaps with whatever we preset the settings to.

    /phoneon /phoneoff
    /emailon /phoneoff

    When used, it could enable those verification systems with the settings we had previously saved.

    This would give us the ability to use…

    2 votes

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  15. The current banning system is hugely flawed due to trolls being able to hide behind a VPN and create hundreds of new accounts, it does literal nothing to protect streamers against a persistent troll.

    Instead Twitch needs to have it so that anyone who uses their services agrees to the logging of their Device ID and and bans are logged against that Device and not the IP. This way troll maybe has 2/3 devices he/she can use but certainly not hundreds!

    13 votes

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  16. We've all noticed the follow bot/hate raid stuff lately and quite frankly this is getting tiresome. I have some simple ideas that'll help with these issues that should keep the community safer than they already are.

    1. Allow users to disable the ability for follows to happen on their channel without the following account already being verified/enabling 2FA, or even exist for a set amount of time, a time chosen by the user. Could be 1 day, 1 week, 1 month, etc.

    2. Give users the option to disable hosts and raids from any users that that haven't verified their account/have enabled…

    2 votes

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  17. When you click on a users chat logs, then click off and the user has sent messages later in the stream then the chat logs won't update. Its a big pain when you look at the logs of a user and need to look at them again in an hour or so but the logs haven't updated and you need to refresh your chat window.

    26 votes

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  18. Lately, I've been getting a ton of "follows" and "unfollows" from fake accounts that run streams spams or advertising some random malware or whatever it is that they're promoting. It's been consistent every day about 2-3 times a day. Visiting their page they all run the same video feed. And has the same text link on their screen to some external link.

    Usually has some "manolia" name in their twitch name. But now starting to notice a wave of different random naming conventions instead.

    I suggest that you guys create some sort of detection software that checks for massive follows…

    2 votes

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  19. Might want to um... Look into that.. Because I am getting the "Your message wasn't posted due to conflicts with the channel's moderation settings."

    Soo.. YEAH! Night... I guess that is somehow.. A bad word.

    1 vote

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    1 comment  ·  Automod  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hey there!

    Night is definitely a peculiar word to get caught by automod. If possible can you please send the phrase/sentence that caught so we can investigate this further please?

  20. Mostly because this happened to me, but I have a channel blocked. I have had them blocked for a very long time for various off-platform reasons. I received a randomly gifted sub for said channel today.

    If you have a channel blocked you should not be able to randomly receive a gifted sub for said channel. I understand there's an option to prevent receiving gifted subs to channels you don't follow, but in this instance, I didn't think I had to worry about that since the person was blocked already.

    7 votes

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