Twitch is a popular online service for watching and streaming digital video broadcasts. When it was founded it 2011, Twitch originally focused almost entirely on video games but has since expanded to include streams dedicated to artwork creation, music, talk shows, and the occasional TV series.
The streaming service boasts over 2 million unique streamers every month and more than 17 thousand of these users earn money through the Twitch Partner program, a service that provides streamers with added features such as paid subscriptions and ad placements.
Twitch was purchased by Amazon in 2014
Rockcliffe’s YouTube Channel
Rockcliffe a single Twitch account which is primarily used for capturing raw video feeds prior to post-video editing. Rockcliffe does not maintain any static content on Twitch. Unlike YouTube where there is a permanent video archive of any streamed content, Twitch regularly removes video after 14 days unless other arrangements are made.
Create Your Own Experience
Rockcliffe Professional Members can request to use Twitch TV as an alternative to YouTube for live streaming of content. This is very useful when it is anticipated that there will be some post-production video editing that needs to be completed prior to submitting the final version to Rockcliffe’s YouTube / Rockcliffe TV archives.
Professional Members can request having video archived, published, or a request to stream live by submitting a request through the myRockcliffe Membership Portal.
As a general rule, Rockcliffe reserves streaming on Twitch for video that is mostly focused on educational workshops, forums, and training with has a related. While technically any type of virtual or augmented reality based video can be broadcast on Twitch, Twitch prefers game-related content.
New requests for using the Rockcliffe Twitch channel live streaming will be peer reviewed prior to being allowed to be recorded.