Ninja Leaves Twitch For Mixer - What Do Streamers Mean To You?

menace-uk-

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Yeah that's what I'm saying. There is nothing wrong with that them doing that.
Yes there is. How is using another persons name/brand (without their permission) to promote things not wrong. He has a right to be pissed.
 

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Who legally owns his username on twitch?
It is his username. It is his channel. He created them. He built them.

Really is staggering how much leeway people give these shiity companies snd their s***ty tactics.
 

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Yes there is. How is using another persons name/brand (without their permission) to promote things not wrong. He has a right to be pissed.
Because they aren't using his brand to promote things. They are the site they own to promote streams on the site they own. If it appears he is the one promoting the other streams I might agree but that isn't the case.

They invested in Ninja and his "brand" and now they want to drive some of those users to other channels because he is gone. They used to advertise Ninja in ads that were played during streams. Yeah the circumstances are different but the bottom line was it was ok because it benefited him.
 

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I could go either way. Since he is gone and people may not know, I can see Twitch saying here are some people you may be interested in. But it's also pretty scummy to continue to profit off Ninja's name and everything he has built.
 

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I could go either way. Since he is gone and people may not know, I can see Twitch saying here are some people you may be interested in. But it's also pretty scummy to continue to profit off Ninja's name and everything he has built.
Nothing different than when a TV show leaves a streaming service and then having a suggestions of other shows you may like. He also has no problems leaving his donation page up to get donations from people on a platform he's no longer using. And links to swag he's selling. And links to affiliates he gets money from.
 
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I could go either way. Since he is gone and people may not know, I can see Twitch saying here are some people you may be interested in. But it's also pretty scummy to continue to profit off Ninja's name and everything he has built.
Something they helped build
 

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Because they aren't using his brand to promote things. They are the site they own to promote streams on the site they own. If it appears he is the one promoting the other streams I might agree but that isn't the case.

They invested in Ninja and his "brand" and now they want to drive some of those users to other channels because he is gone. They used to advertise Ninja in ads that were played during streams. Yeah the circumstances are different but the bottom line was it was ok because it benefited him.
It has his damned name attached to it.
 

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Anyone got a source on the legalities of his name/ account on twitch? I'm convinced there's an easy way to settle this, if he agreed to them using his username etc. to promote things when he signed up, he shouldn't complain imo
 

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Yeah presumably he signed some sort of user agreement when signing up (those things that nobody ever reads but should). I'm sure he doesn't "own" anything.
 

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On a site he doesn't own.

I get recommendations on youtube when I watch something. Is anyone offended by that?
True, but if I go to someone's YouTube page, i only see their stuff. Would CBS like it if they were advertising FOX shows within their own home page?
 

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Never heard of them besides Ninja and Shroud. I watched Shroud a bit when he was on Apex but haven't much lately. Never used Mixer until I got my X recently and it seems like a decent enough service. Not sure how ads work but it is a complete mess on Twitch. You can't just skip around browsing streams because you'll get stuck with an ad everytime. The few times I've watched Shroud there haven't been any. And maybe Shroud just has them disabled since he's making so much money anyways.