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Twitch’s new Guest Star mode will let anyone turn their stream into a talk show

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Twitch’s new Guest Star mode will let anyone turn their stream into a talk show

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Twitch wants to make it easier for creators to pull guests into their livestreams, talk show-style — and everybody gets to be a creator.

The feature will launch first to a small, invite-only cluster of Twitch users who are already active in the Just Chatting scene — the booming Twitch category where streamers casually hang out rather than focus on games.

Creators can host and manage their guests directly within Twitch Studio or OBS, the tool of choice for many of the app’s more advanced streamers.


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Author / Journalist: Taylor Hatmaker

Category: Technology

Topics: Safety tools Video hosting Twitch Twitch Studio Social media Internet Streaming Product manager TC Livestreaming Social

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Published On: 2022-06-30, 17:00:32

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