Twitch says its new ad revenue program will make payouts more reliable | Engadget

The platform requires a certain number of followers and broadcast hours before inviting streamers to its Affiliate program, which offers the ability for creators to monetize their streamers. Twitch has launched an incentive program that will guarantee select streamers a certain amount of ad revenue per month. In exchange, creators agree to stream for a minimum amount of hours per month while running ads. Streamers will earn this guaranteed amount of money regardless of how many people watch. The streamers who qualify for Twitchs new AIP program already have a medium to large fanbase who already watch their streams. Many creators have spoken out about the difficulties of earning a consistent living from the livestreaming platform for all but the top-tier of streamers. Twitch already has tapped a select group of streamers to participate in AIP for the time being.
Twitch has launched an incentive program that will guarantee select streamers a certain amount of ad revenue per month. Many creators have spoken out about the difficulties of earning a consistent … [+2790 chars]