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Dr Disrespect says YouTube vs Twitch choice is easy, and it’s “nowhere close”

Published: 3/Sep/2021 7:22 Updated: 3/Sep/2021 18:46

by Dylan Horetski

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With the announcement of TimTheTatman and DrLupo signing exclusive contracts with YouTube, plenty of people have compared both platforms, and when DrDisrespect was asked his thoughts, he had a very interesting take.

Since YouTube has started dipping their toes into the live-streaming world, they have been compared to Twitch quite often. With the recent signings of TimTheTatman and DrLupo, two of Twitch’s largest streamers, the Google-owned platform has been under more eyes than normal.

While the leader of the TatmanArmy has explained he enjoys the platform so far, Dr Disrespect has a different opinion.

Dr Disrespect
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Dr Disrespect reunited with TimTheTatman and Dr Lupo on September 2

Dr Disrespect’s opinion on YouTube vs. Twitch

Having started on YouTube in 2020, Dr Disrespect has had his fair amount of experience streaming on the Google-owned platform. On his September 2 stream, the Two-Time read a message in chat about YouTube being better than Twitch and decided to speak his opinions.

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“From a functional standpoint, wrong. I think YouTube’s nowhere close” the Doc stated before motioning to turn off his music. He then continued: “Number one, there’s no discoverability. Your algorithms… I mean, do I need to hire a scientist or something?”

“When I shut down the stream, it seems everything just goes into a black hole,” he said, implying his thoughts are due to a lack of channel raids and Twitch hosts.

(Check out the stream below, or head to the clip here)

While YouTube has the ability to “Live Redirect” your community to a video premiere, it’s limited to your channel only.

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Maybe with the signing of two of Twitch’s biggest stars, we’ll start to see the platform address some of the concerns the Doc has raised.