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Trump to stream on Twitch

U.S. President Donald Trump who uses Twitter for many policy announcements, has now also joined Twitch, owned by Amazon, as he goes on the campaign trail for re-election.

Mr. Trump on Thursday opened his account on Twitch just before a campaign rally in Minneapolis, which then streamed live.

Twitch, which has gained a following for livestreaming gaming, was acquired in 2014 by Amazon for $970 million, and has an estimated 15 million daily active users.

By Friday, Mr. Trump’s account had around 37,000 followers and the video of the rally attracted more than 165,000 views.

Source: thehindu.com

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