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Spam, Fake Content, Deceptive Practices & Scams

Policy Date:

Apr 14, 2022

Any content or activity that disrupts, interrupts, harms, or otherwise violates the integrity of Twitch services or another user’s experience or devices is prohibited. Such activity includes:

Posting large amounts of repetitive, unwanted messages or user reports
Distributing unauthorized advertisements
Defrauding others
Spreading malware or viruses
Misinformation (such as feigning distress, posting misleading metadata, or intentional channel miscategorization)
Tampering (such as artificially inflating follow or live viewer stats)
Selling or sharing user accounts
Reselling Twitch services or features (such as channel Moderator status)
Defacing, or attempting to deface, website pages or other Twitch services (such as uploading inappropriate or malicious content)
Cheating a Twitch rewards system (such as the Drops or channel points systems)
Nudity, Pornography, and Other Sexual Content
Nudity and sexually explicit content or activities, such as pornography, sexual acts or intercourse, and sexual services, are prohibited.

Content or activities that threaten or promote sexual violence or exploitation are strictly prohibited and may be reported to law enforcement. Child exploitation will be reported to authorities via the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children.

Sexually suggestive content or activities are also prohibited, although they may be allowed in educational contexts or for pre-approved licensed content

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