Streamer

Updated: 11/04/2017 by Computer Hope

The Twitch logo.A person who broadcasts his or herself in real time (referred to as streaming) while playing video games is known as a streamer. Those who wish to stream their play may do so through online platforms such as Twitch and YouTube.

Can I make money as a streamer?

Many streamers attempt to make it a profession, dedicating full-time hours in hopes of receiving a steady pay check. Streamers make money from their viewers in the form of donations, subscriptions, sponsors, and advertising. As video game streaming has seen a large rise in popularity, it can be quite difficult to generate income as a streamer as the market is quite competitive.

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