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Twitch Viewership Suffers a Decline Due to the #ADayOffTwitch Campaign

On September 1st, many popular Twitch streamers refused to go live in order to protest the troublesome and derogatory hate raids that have been happening on their platform of choice. A raid on Twitch is typically started when a streamer ends their own stream, but brings their viewers to another creator's stream to show support. Normally, this is a positive way to spread viewership and introduces viewers to new content they might enjoy. Hate raids are the exact opposite, with the intent to target marginalized creators with bots and plenty of real people. Such hate raids are often full of slander, insults, and all sorts of other nasty things...