Twitch knows that it has failed some marginalized communities and it takes a few steps to encourage more inclusive flows. The LiveStreaming service adds more than 350 channel tags that reflect a wide range of communities, including those for gender-orientation and sexual orientation, ethnicity, capabilities and veteran status. You may not have to look for a label to find flows that exactly match the community you want to talk about.
Tags should be available this week to come.
Twitch said it worked with organizations like Glaad and Aperamers to develop the tags alongside the community itself. The site will also accept uservoice suggestions and review the most popular suggestions each week to add them later later. And yes, Twitch is aware that the bigots and trolls can abuse tags to harass the banks – those who face the punishment facing the company’s anti-hatred policy.
Tags are certainly not meaning as a curative treatment. Critics argued that Twitch should invest in moderation tools to curb hatred and harassment, for example. The latter movement can help viewers in search of user-friendly flows, however, and c