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Dr DisRespect is Back to Desk Banging After Dying in Fortnite

Published: 15/May/2018 15:05 Updated: 14/Oct/2020 17:06

by DG Goldstein

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Popular streamer Dr DisRespect showed off his ‘violence, speed, and momentum’ by slamming his desk in frustration after dying on Fortnite: Battle Royale.

Following a strong showing across the board in 2017, Dr DisRespect managed to take home ‘Streamer of the Year’ honors at the Esports Industry Awards, with many believing he was a ‘sure in.’

His unique personality and one-of-a-kind stream experience brought in a massive amount of recognition over the course of 2017, along with major sponsor deals with a collection of high-profile companies within the industry.

After taking a brief hiatus at the end of 2017, the Doc came back stronger than ever in February of 2018 by hosting a ‘return stream’ which broke various records at the time in terms of concurrent viewers.

The self-proclaimed ‘most ruthless competitor in the online gaming community’ is back to his old ways by slamming on his desk in frustration after being knocked in Fortnite: Battle Royale, which was perfectly times with his loot dropping.

More content like this can be viewed on Dr DisRespect’s official Twitch channel, with updates from the streamer coming via his dedicated Twitter account.

Information on the latest Fortnite V.4.2 patch which has been delayed by Epic Games can be viewed right here.

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Myth justifies surprising decision to unfollow everyone on social media

Published: 3/Dec/2020 7:58

by Brad Norton

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Ali ‘Myth’ Kabbani is taking a new approach on social media, as the popular TSM content creator has revealed why he felt it was time to “experiment” by unfollowing everyone on all of his accounts.

Myth is one of the most popular content creators on the internet. The 21-year-old boasts over seven million followers on both Twitch and Instagram, with another four million subscribers on YouTube as well. He’s grown a massive community with his energetic vibes and impressive gameplay, but Myth just made a drastic change.

Across all social media accounts, the content creator has now wiped the slate clean. He no longer follows any streamer pals, no business contacts, or anyone in between. Myth follows a grand total of zero accounts across all of his platforms.

Why make such a sudden change? Myth explained it all in a series of tweets on December 2. In a difficult year as it is, he felt it was the right time to “experiment with having zero people followed across [his] social media sites.”

One of the main factors behind this decision was to stop himself from “comparing” to others. It can be easy to see idyllic Instagram posts, for instance, and feel a little down in the dumps by comparison. Everyone can empathize with that experience these days. So in order to block it out, his social media is now wiped clean.

The current global crisis certainly didn’t help either. “I’ve had some of the loneliest moments of my life,” he explained. “Social media doesn’t make that feeling any better, at least with the way I currently use it. It just ends up making me feel like other people got it better”

Obviously, most social media personalities are often sharing the highlights in their lives. Rarely do we see our favorite content creators truly breaking down that barrier and sharing everything. Most of the time, we only see what they want us to see. Myth is well aware of this and understands “that’s not the full reality of things.”

Despite this, it’s still a “really draining mindset to have,” he explained. “I wanna eradicate it.” In light of his transparency, countless others reached out to commend his decision. 

“You’re an amazing streamer,” Dakotaz followed up. “Do whatever you gotta do.”

While Myth has unfollowed everyone, he wanted to stress that he’ll still be active and interacting with his fanbase. “I can still see and appreciate comments and messages,” he added.

Don’t expect Myth to keep his accounts this clean forever though. It may be a solid reprieve during this chaotic year, but even he joked that in “six months [he’ll] definitely be back” to his usual ways.