Streamer banned for viewing BTTV emote calls out Twitch for “favoritism”


A Twitch streamer, who was banned for a week after viewing a BTTV emote during a broadcast, is calling out the Amazon-owned platform for favoritism and inconsistency.

AlternateAU was hit with a whopping seven-day suspension on May 11 after he viewed an emote featuring two naked men spanking each other on the front page of the BTTV site.

BTTV, also known as BetterTTV, is a browser extension that enhances the Twitch experience by providing new emotes and other features not found on the standard version of the site.

After viewing the emote, AlternateAU was hit with a seven-day suspension – despite the fact the streamer had a clean record for three straight years.

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