Twitch Takes Aim at ‘Harmful Misinformation Actors’

The Amazon-owned streaming platform updated its spam, scams and malicious conduct policy

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Twitch said Thursday that it updated its spam, scams and malicious conduct policy to keep “harmful misinformation actors” off the streaming platform.

The Amazon-owned platform collaborated with more than one-dozen experts and researchers, including the Global Disinformation Index, to learn more about how harmful misinformation spreads and develop precise criteria to define those actors.

Twitch said it will only take enforcement actions against accounts that persistently share widely disproven and broadly shared harmful misinformation topics, on or off its platform, adding that Twitch users who discover these types of behavior can email



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