How To Clear Recommendations On Twitch

How to clear recommendations on Twitch

What is Twitch

Twitch was started in 2011 as an online streaming service for a range of digital broadcasts that mainly consisted of video games. Since then it has expanded to include a wide range of activities including talk shows, music, artwork creation and some television shows. Each month will see over 2 million different streamers adding their own unique content to the site. Nearly 20,000 of these people earn money through a partner program where they can get subscribers to their particular streams. Twitch itself is free of any charges and you don’t even need to join if you don’t want to. By joining and opening an account you are able to create a Favourites list and take part in Chat rooms for streamers.

Amazon bought Twitch in 2014 and it has since become one of the highest source for internet traffic in all of North America.

Twitch can be seen from the original website or through a Twitch app that are available for a variety of devices including Android and iOS, Sony Play Stations, Xbox, Fire TV, Roku and Google Chromecast.

What do I watch

On the front page or home screen of the Twitch app and on their website you will see a list of recommendations suggested by Twitch at that time. Choose something you like the sound of and watch away. Another method to find a stream to watch is to browse through the Games section. Also available to browse through is Communities, Creative, popular and Discover. These are all ways of searching through streaming videos.

If you are looking for particular streamers to watch but are not sure yet take a look at their Instagram and Twitter accounts. Try using the wording Twitch stream, streamer and Twitch streamer to get you started.

Clear recommendations from Twitch

Twitch will offer you Recommendations that are based on what you have previously watched. Sometimes these Recommendations are not anything you might ever choose to watch. You are able to remove a Recommendation simply.

  1. Look for the three vertical dots next to the Recommendation.

  2. Select ‘I am not interested in this recommendation’ and it will be removed for you. It can apply to a category, section or to a streamer.

After you have successfully removed a recommendation you will get different choices next time you visit the Home page.

Searching for Games

Searching through thousands of games looking for one you might like seems like an onerous task. You are able to select filters to only search in the genre you want. After you join you are able to enter the Chat room for that game and start a conversation with others who are as passionate about the game as you are.

It is not just about games now

Though Twitch began as a streaming device for video games it now has a much broader content. There are now various live streams such as Talk Shows and In Real Life, where streamers chat with viewers in real time.

In the Talk Shows category you can find podcasts, variety shows, cooking shows as well as panel discussions on a range of topics.

In the Creative category you will find a variety of artists such as Cosplayers, animators and programmers who will share how they create their masterpieces.

Join the social network

Twitch has now become a social network similar to Facebook where you can message and connect with a variety of people.

What is a Twitch partner

In order to become a partner with twitch you will need to a seasoned streamer with a popular account and a large number of followers. Certain criteria need to be met in order to become a partner. Partners can earn money as they are given a percentage of the money from ads broadcast on their streams. Partners can also get paid for subscriptions to their channel and earn money that way.