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Twitch CEO Emmett Shear Says “Still Work to Be Done” to Make Streaming Platforms Safer in Wake of Buffalo Tragedy

Emmett Shear is cofounder and CEO of Twitch, the fast-growing streaming service popular with video gamers, which was purchased eight…

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Video Games

New York attorney general investigating Twitch, Discord over Buffalo attack

New York Attorney General Letitia James announced Wednesday that her office will investigate several social media companies and online platforms…

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Technology

NY AG will launch a probe into Twitch, Discord, 4chan, and 8chan, which officials say "may have been used to plan, promote, and stream" the Buffalo shooting (Lauren Feiner/CNBC)

Lauren Feiner / CNBC: NY AG will launch a probe into Twitch, Discord, 4chan, and 8chan, which officials say “may…

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Video Games

Twitch users can finally credit emote artists

When you think of Twitch, you think of Twitch chat. And when you think of Twitch chat, you think about…

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Technology

Metatheory, a blockchain game company whose founders include Twitch cofounder Kevin Lin, raises a $24M Series A led by a16z (Dean Takahashi/VentureBeat)

Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Metatheory, a blockchain game company whose founders include Twitch cofounder Kevin Lin, raises a $24M Series…

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UK

New York Governor Kathy Hochul slams Twitch over suspect’s live stream

New York Gov Kathy Hochul slammed Twitch over a reported live stream of the Buffalo mass shooting on Saturday in…

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Washington

Facebook slower than Twitch, other sites to yank Buffalo shooting videos

NEW YORK — Social platforms have learned to remove violent videos of extremist shootings more quickly over the past few…

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Technology

Buffalo gunman clips proliferate on social media following Twitch removal | Engadget

Following Saturday’s horrific mass shooting in Buffalo, online platforms like Facebook, TikTok and Twitter are seemingly struggling to prevent various…

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Entertainment

Buffalo Mayor says Tops shooting is ‘a turning point’ as NY Gov. doubles down on blaming Twitch

Mayor Byron Brown said Sunday that the shooting in his town of Buffalo, New York Saturday that left 10 people…

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Chicago

Alleged Buffalo shooter may have planned attack months ago: authorities

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Authorities say the suspect who fatally shot 10 people and injured three others at a Buffalo supermarket…

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