Tag Archives: Twitch

Twitch toughens protections on visibility of adult content

SBC News Twitch toughens protections on visibility of adult content

Twitch has rolled out a series of new features to provide viewers with greater control over adult content viewed on the live streaming platform. New features protecting audiences were announced on 21 May, via an update titled “We’re giving viewers more control over their Twitch experience.” “We believe Twitch should be a welcoming place for everyone and recognise that content …

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Twitch faces Swedish spotlight on influencer infringements

Twitch CEO has ’no problem’ with streaming of licenced gambling

Twitch, the live streaming platform of Amazon, has come under scrutiny in Sweden following a private investigation which uncovered widespread advertising of unlicensed online casinos. As exposed by Kulturnyheterna, the investigative team of Sveriges Television AB (SVT), a six-week investigation revealed that “eight out of ten Swedish influencers on Twitch had promoted unlicensed casinos to their audiences.” Swedish media were …

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Gambling.com: Exploring the Interplay of EEAT and AI: Insights

SBC News Gambling.com: Exploring the Interplay of EEAT and AI: Insights

SBC’s Affiliate Leaders caught up with Edoardo Ganetti, Director of SEO at Gambling.com, ahead of his participation at the CasinoBeats Summit to discuss some of the key talking points during the SEO Chatshow titled ‘E-E-A-T and AI: frenemies or not?’, where he will appear as one of the speakers. The conversation encompassed a range of topics, delving into the correlation …

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AGCOM fines Google and Twitch for Dignity Decree violations 

SBC News AGCOM fines Google and Twitch for Dignity Decree violations 

AGCOM, the Media and Communications Authority of Italy, has imposed fines of €2.25mand €900,000 on Google and Twitch, respectively, for violating the advertising laws of the Dignity Decree. The penalties were announced on 12 December and levied against the US tech giant’s European subsidiaries: Google Ireland Ltd and Twitch Interactive Germany. In its filing, AGCOM disclosed that it had initiated …

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Twitch bans the promotion of Skin Gambling sites

Twitch CEO has ’no problem’ with streaming of licenced gambling

Twitch has updated its ‘community guidelines’, informing streamers that it will no longer allow the promotion or sponsorship of skin gambling sites on its live streaming platform. The decision sees Twitch continue to tighten rules on promoting gambling-related content, which saw the company initially revise its marketing rules last summer in light of streamers promoting unlicensed casino content. Updating its …

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Digitain’s Iain Hutchison: understanding the influence of technology

SBC News Digitain’s Iain Hutchison: understanding the influence of technology

Iain Hutchison, Chief Revenue Officer of sportsbook software and igaming platform provider Digitain, shares some insights into the ways in which technology is being harnessed to best effect by the sports betting sector. Among the topics for discussion are its impact on content, regulation and the user experience. ____________________ SBC: Rarely does a day go by when the news does …

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Twitch CEO has ’no problem’ with streaming of licenced gambling

Twitch CEO has ’no problem’ with streaming of licenced gambling

Dan Clancy, Twitch CEO, has provided context on the streaming platform’s approach to gambling content, asserting that its focus is preventing promotion of unregulated operators. Twitch first took the decision to update its community guidelines around betting content in September 2022. From 18 October 2022, streamers on the platform are prohibited from showcasing material or advertising from unlicensed casino firms. …

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Report: Roblox going against the grain to allow gambling content

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Roblox is planning on updating its age guidelines to allow depictions of gambling, according to a news source which closely follows developments on the online game platform.  Bloxy News, an independent social media news page covering topics related to Roblox but not officially affiliated to the Roblox Corporation, reported that the platform intends to make the changes.  This will allow …

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Gal Ehrlich, BETER: now is the right time to accelerate the growth of our esports product

SBC News Gal Ehrlich, BETER: now is the right time to accelerate the growth of our esports product

The growth of esports over the last few years has been somewhat inescapable. The vertical enjoyed a huge rise in popularity throughout the pandemic, and with that showing no sign of slowing down, many betting companies are starting to realise its true potential.  Those promising signs were a main focus of conversation for BETER CEO Gal Ehrlich at the recent …

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Bayes Esports: what does the next five years hold for esports?

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The esports space has gone through tremendous changes over the last five years, but what lies ahead in the next five? Ben ‘Noxville’ Steenhuisen (pictured, right), Senior Software Architect at Bayes Esports, looks into his crystal ball and offers his predictions as to what we can expect. Predicting how esports will look in six months is challenging, but looking forward …

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