Twitch's Hype Chat: A New Way to Promote Toxicity?

Twitch’s Hype Chat: A New Way to Promote Toxicity?

Twitch, the popular streaming platform, has announced the launch of Hype Chat, an innovative feature that allows viewers to pay to have their messages pinned to the top of a streamer’s chat. By doing so, viewers can ensure their messages receive higher visibility and attention, even in fast-moving chats associated with the most popular streamers. However, this new monetization tool raises concerns about potential misuse and harassment.