Twitch Revenue and Usage Statistics (2022)

Twitch is a livestreaming platform focused on video games. It was founded by Justin Kan in 2011, originally as a spin-off of Justin.tv. The latter started life in 2007 as a single channel, broadcasting Kan’s life live around the clock, pioneering the concept of ‘lifecasting’. The website attracted interest from others who were more interested in broadcasting their own lives than viewing that of Kan’s, which had nonetheless served as great exposure for Justin.TV. Acting on this interest, the site relaunched later in 2007, allowing users to create their own channels and broadcast their own content through the platform. Streaming games was not the original idea, but after seeing the interest from many users wanting to stream video games, the gaming category of Justin.TV was … Continue reading Twitch Revenue and Usage Statistics (2022)