Twitch forms review board to strengthen moderation policies

Twitch has struggled to enforce its moderation and safety policies in a transparent, egalitarian way for years. After its launch in 2011, the streaming service grew more quickly than anticipated and in 2014, it was swept up by Amazon in a deal worth nearly $1 billion. Throughout these growth spurts, the company has stumbled its way through controversies over its ban decisions, gender-specific (and specifically female-nipple-focused) clothing restrictions, and safety policies.

Twitch’s reputation needs a spit-shine. The Safety Advisory Council is an attempt to do just that.

“The creation of the Safety Advisory Council is just one way we are enhancing our approach to issues of trust and safety,” the company wrote. “We will continue to invest in tools, products, and policies that promote the safety and well-being of everyone on Twitch.”

With the creation of an internal review board, Twitch is following a blueprint laid out by other technology companies in recent years. Notably, Facebook shared plans for a content oversight board in 2018 and just this month it shared the names of its first 20 members. The group will oversee moderation disputes on Facebook, Instagram and the company’s related umbrella of products, and it has the power to overrule CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Facebook’s Oversight Board plans to start hearing cases this year.

About the author

E-Crypto News was developed to assist all cryptocurrency investors in developing profitable cryptocurrency portfolios through the provision of timely and much-needed information. Investments in cryptocurrency require a level of detail, sensitivity, and accuracy that isn’t required in any other market and as such, we’ve developed our databases to help fill in information gaps.

Related Posts

For a Hedge Against Inflation - Click the Rocket!

E-Crypto News Executive Interviews

Blockchain/Cryptocurrency Questions and Answers

What Are Crypto Index Funds?
What Are Crypto Index Funds?
January 19, 2023
money
Can You Make Money Anymore With Crypto in 2023?
January 13, 2023
What Is Stagflation And How Does It Affect The Crypto Markets?
What Is Stagflation And How Does It Affect The Crypto Markets?
January 12, 2023
passive crypto
How To Minimize Risks When Investing in Crypto
December 28, 2022
Trends
Be Aware of the Crypto Market 7 Latest Trends
December 19, 2022

Automated trading with HaasBot Crypto Trading Bots


CryptoCurrencyUSDChange 1hChange 24hChange 7d
Bitcoin22,669 1.19 % 2.36 % 7.53 %
Ethereum1,565.9 1.44 % 3.32 % 1.00 %
Tether1.001 0.12 % 0.01 % 0.10 %
USD Coin1.000 0.44 % 0.25 % 0.18 %
BNB283.64 0.09 % 0.32 % 2.79 %
XRP0.4687 0.46 % 4.02 % 4.38 %
Binance USD1.000 0.15 % 0.14 % 0.18 %
Cardano0.3718 1.27 % 2.33 % 9.49 %
Dogecoin0.08475 1.34 % 2.40 % 3.70 %
Polygon1.079 1.99 % 8.04 % 13.44 %

bitcoin
Bitcoin (BTC) $ 22,905.14
ethereum
Ethereum (ETH) $ 1,585.09
tether
Tether (USDT) $ 1.00
usd-coin
USD Coin (USDC) $ 1.00
bnb
BNB (BNB) $ 302.36
xrp
XRP (XRP) $ 0.406323
binance-usd
Binance USD (BUSD) $ 1.00
cardano
Cardano (ADA) $ 0.375411
dogecoin
Dogecoin (DOGE) $ 0.085744
matic-network
Polygon (MATIC) $ 1.08