• Twitch takes additional steps to punish “off-Twitch” user harassment

    9 days ago - By Ars Technica

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    In a new set of guidelines posted Wednesday , livestreaming company Twitch said that it will start enforcing its policies against "hateful conduct and harassment that occur off Twitch services." That means such conduct "directed at members of the Twitch community ... social media, other online services, or even offline" can result in Twitch bans or other consequences on the platform.
    The focus of the new off-service conduct policy is on off-Twitch offenses that "pose a substantial safety risk to the Twitch community the greatest potential to harm our community," Twitch said. Those...
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