How copyright works on Twitch What can't you do on Twitch?

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Catherine Le Nevez
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Twitch is known as a social networking platform, it is very well known because it allows you to interact with players and access activities related to video games. However, Twitch owns the copyrights, here we will explain how they work, what you should avoid in order not to receive sanctions and to be able to have fun.

How does copyright work on Twitch?

Digital platforms are protected by copyright, this is well known, and even many people do not know how they work and especially when it comes to Twitch. We will show you how this useful tool works legal on Twitch, protecting those who share their ideas with the certainty that they will be protected.



The live broadcasts of the Streamers, who use this platform, will carry out their work without incident in compliance with the functions of copyright. Twitch has taken care of clarifying how it should be developed the correct use of the contents on its platform, regardless of the type.

Copyright su Twitch

Previously, we mentioned that there are different types of content that are projected through this platform as well the most vulnerable copyright is music. Twitch ensures that these regulations are strictly adhered to and makes them very clear before they are used for broadcasts.

  • The work of musicians is respected, so it is more profitable if you broadcast music created by yourself.
  • If you are not a composer you can search for which music is available without copyright.
  • If you don't want to worry so much about the music, you can use the music available on Twitch Soundtrack. 


  • The content creator must respect the rights when he is about to play and wants to listen to music as a motivation.
  • You can receive a temporary suspension, in case of violation of the rules, this as a measure of copyright protection.
  • If you get three warnings or bans, they can close your channel on Twitch.
  • Allows the author to request the removal of the proprietary content of his music.

What is a copyright?

Basically it is a legal right on intellectual property, be it design, creativity, music, photographs and images, it protects it from illegal remuneration. And on Twitch these regulations do not go unnoticed, 


What can't be done on Twitch?

It is extremely important and more practical when you know from the start what you shouldn't do, especially if you can receive penalties. You should be especially careful if you are using Twitch connected to other social networks such as YouTube, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

  1. Avoid copyrighted music, in all respects when you're broadcasting, don't underestimate the rules.
  2. Even if the music is playing in the background, it's better avoid listening to it during playback or broadcast.
  3. Avoid the covers of the songs, because they still have the copyright, the same is true if you sing them.
  4. In your presentations avoid using it with an introduction and so on.
  5. Don't trust all the pages with music subscriptions, make sure which ones are acceptable for that service.

None of these reminders should surprise you, usually Twitch notifies you in advance of the instructions for use when you create your account. It will also send you notifications reminding you of how you are violating the regulations, in case you are not familiar with the subject.


Profits

Don't think there are too many restrictions, think to the advantages they bring, all social networks have their advantages by using it correctly. Let's think for a moment how, if you take into account the legal guidelines, you will avoid unpleasant and unnecessary suspensions in your account.

  • Both the one who holds the copyright and the correct enjoyment of the platform.
  • Twitch is working on both authors and streamer users are satisfied with the work of the social network program.
  • Thanks to the in-depth analysis of all the clips and videos that have been broadcast since its inception, users are prevented from thinking that only a few have been sanctioned.

If you haven't encouraged yourself to use this streaming platform yet, what are you waiting for? Here we show you how to create an account on Twitch. Enjoy your video games with other users, always being a responsible user, who respects the authorship and authority of others.


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