Gaming News, Game Reviews, Game Trailers, Tech News

dtoid   |   japanator   |   flixist   |   tomopop   |   store


 

 

Twitch removes time limit for highlights, adds 'appeal' system for videos on demand

0

Lots of work left to be done

It seemed inevitable that Twitch was going to roll out a system for flagging copyrighted music in past broadcasts, but what streamers and viewers got this week felt largely unfinished. The company is adding an "appeal" button for videos on demand that have been erroneously flagged and muted by the audio recognition system, which really should've been there already.

But if this tech is here to stay, it's at least nice to hear Twitch say "We recognize that the system is not yet perfect. We want to make this system as fair and unobtrusive as possible, and we greatly appreciate your help." From the sound of it, the company knows what its next steps should be -- it got an earful this week during a reddit Ask Me Anything with CEO Emmett Shear.

There's also been a change to the newly-imposed two-hour limit on highlight videos of past broadcasts: it's gone. Now, highlights of any length will be "saved indefinitely."

Two Important Updates. More to Come. [Twitch]


The article continues below. Login to skip ads, get faster mobile, and dibs on betas
 
 

 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Jordan DevoreCo-EIC // Profile & Disclosures
Fronts10665Posts1Blogs 14Following162Followers306

Jordan is a founding member of Destructoid and poster of seemingly random pictures. They are anything but random. Disclosure: I backed Double Fine Adventure and Awesomenauts: Starstorm on Kickst... more


 



#streaming games #Twitch.tv
 
 


READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...

Please login (or) make a quick account (free)
to view and post comments.



 Login with Twitter

 Login with Dtoid

Three day old threads are only visible to verified humans - this helps our small community management team stay on top of spam

Sorry for the extra step!

spacer