Although it’s unlikely Twitch will be able to eliminate bot attacks entirely, it’s working proactively to remove bot accounts from the platform.
Twitch removed over 15m bot accounts last year – and the numbers are growing.
Hate raids have been a long term problem on Twitch, but were particularly prevalent in 2021 against streamers from marginalised communities.
A top priority for Hession in 2022 is improving transparency with Twitch users, while preventing “bad actors” using that information to thwart security efforts.
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