– Jul 26, 2021 – 10:21:40 AM
Twitch It can be a very special place for people who want to see all kinds of content, however, it is also a site with one of the most rapacious and toxic communities right now. The girls who are dedicated to stream they go to great lengths to entertain and are attacked and sexualized in return.
The story below is about the streamer Sweet anita, who in Twitch has a not inconsiderable amount of 1.7 million followers. This detail makes it a key part of the platform and surely a ‘partner’.
The videos of Sweet Anita They have a good number of reproductions, an achievement that is worth showing off and that helps generate money for both Twitch as for her. The thing is, the community that follows her has its fair share of people who are already harassing her at very sick levels.
There are messages, edited photos, lamentable ‘deep fakes’ that are bordering Sweet anita to leave Twitch because she no longer feels safe. During 2019, a stalker was on her and, fortunately, they were able to stop him.
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If Sweet Anita left Twitch, what would she do from now on?
In an interview with the HuffPost, Sweet anita stated that he has considered leaving Twitch and go back to his old job, which was wildlife rehabilitation. ‘The mental cost of being at the mercy of these people for the rest of my life just couldn’t survive. ‘
What can you do Twitch? Should you demand better behavior in the community? What happens when the bullying is taken to other networks like Reddit or forums like 4chan? Ultimately, the victim is left helpless, the damage is done and the situation is more complicated than it seems.
Something will have to happen on Twitch, because the situation is regrettable and there should be no space for harassment on any platform.