Twitch (service)

live streaming video platform

Twitch is a video live streaming service operated by Twitch Interactive. It is a a subsidiary of Amazon.[1] It was created in June 2011 as a spin-off of the general-interest streaming platform,

It focuses on video game live streaming, including broadcasts of esports competitions. It also has music broadcasts, creative content, and more recently, "in real life" streams.


  1. Wawro, Alex (August 25, 2014). "Amazon to acquire Twitch". Gamasutra. UBM plc. Archived from the original on August 26, 2014. Retrieved August 25, 2014.