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Facebook Gaming secures landmark streaming deal with music industry for creators

Facebook Gaming has announced a breakthrough agreement that will allow partnered streamers to play copyrighted music in their live streams. This has long been an issue for live streamers on platforms like Twitch, who have had strict restrictions on use of licensed music. Amazon owned Twitch, for example, specifies that creators may use music owned […]

Microsoft is shutting down Mixer and partnering with Facebook Gaming

Microsoft is shutting down Mixer, its ill-fated game streaming platform that failed to make a dent in a market dominated by Amazon’s Twitch. Announcing the news on Monday, Microsoft confirmed that Mixer will officially switch off on July 22 and that it will focus its streaming efforts through a partnership with Facebook Gaming. Announcing the […]

Ronda Rousey signs exclusive deal with Facebook Gaming

Ronda Rousey, the former UFC and WWE champion, has signed an exclusive live streaming deal with Facebook Gaming.  The personality, who has over 11.2 million followers on Facebook, has taken a step back from the ring since headlining Wrestlemania in 2019. Instead, she has turned her hand to content creation, primarily focusing on a YouTube […]

Twitch sees decline in viewers, but is still clear favourite for game streaming

Twitch saw its first record decline in viewership in Q2 2019, claims StreamElements. According to the latest StreamElements State of the Stream report, Twitch saw just over 2.7 billion hours of live streaming content viewed on the platform for the quarter, making up 72.2% of the total time spent watching live streams. While Twitch is […]