Twitch adds new labels for streams with mature content

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Twitch is replacing its Mature Content toggle for livestreams with new “Content Classification Labels,” according to a blog post published Tuesday. The new labels are more descriptive, meaning streamers can be more specific about what viewers might see.

Twitch says streamers can now mark if their stream features:

  • Mature-rated games
  • Sexual themes
  • Drugs, intoxication, or excessive tobacco use
  • Violent and graphic depictions
  • Significant profanity or vulgarity
  • Gambling

Any games you play with an Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) of Mature will automatically get the “Mature-rated game” label, and if you change to playing a non-M-rated game, the label will be removed. And any labels you have will be automatically applied to VODs.

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