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Hot Five: Twitch's subscriber streams clash with developer TOS, Yogscast creator Caff fired, and influencer marketing will be taught in schools

Hot Five: Twitch's subscriber streams clash with developer TOS, Yogscast creator Caff fired, and influencer marketing will be taught in schools

To help you keep on top of a busy news cycle and the latest hot topics in influencer marketing, each week we round up the five biggest stories on InfluencerUpdate.biz.

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Yogscast creator Caff dropped from company amidst harassment allegations

YouTuber and streamer Matthew Meredith, known as Caff, has been accused of sexual exploitation of his moderation team as well as a number of fans.

Media Smart recruits content creators to create educational influencer marketing resource

Media Smart, the advertising education programme, has launched an educational programme to educate children on the commercial links between creator and audience.

Some of Twitch's top games cannot be played in subscriber-only streams, according to developer terms of service

Twitch rolled out Subscriber streams last week - a new feature that allows broadcasters to host private streams just for their subs. However, some users are aware that the feature is actually against some developer's terms of service.

Dr Disrespect apologises for bathroom broadcast via personal Twitter account

Twitch streamer Guy Beahm, known online by his raucous persona Dr Disrespect, has apologised for a blunder at this year's E3 showcase.

You're not a real influencer unless you have over 30,000 followers, according to new ASA ruling

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA)has declared that any creator with more than 30,000 followers will be deemed a celebrity.


Influencer Editor

Danielle Partis is Editor of InfluencerUpdate.biz. She was previously the lead content creator for TeamRock Games, as well as contributing to outlets such as Metal Hammer, both online and in-print. Prior to that, Danielle worked as a freelance PR consultant and freelance journalist for a number of outlets.

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