Who Wants to Watch Other People Play Video Games? Millions on Twitch




Amazon is now the proud owner of game streaming service Twitch

While that name may be ubiquitous among game lovers, those outside that world may wonder what in the world Jeff Bezos just spent $ 970 million on

Twitch is becoming a media powerhouse online, with 55 million active monthly users watching others play and talk about games. It’s no stranger to acquisition rumors; in May, it was widely circulated that YouTube would purchase it. But according to Re/code, Amazon stepped in after the Google/Twitch talks cooled earlier this summer. Read more…

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