Twitch shares new measures applied to combat child sexual predators. / European Press.
The company admits it doesn’t. “One Solution” This allows for predator detection, but is based on cross-working between different parts of the platform, with everything from human resources to automated tools intervening.
The updates they’re implementing now aim to tighten measures to prevent children under the age of 13 from having accounts on Twitch, or block new creations.
To prevent age fraud by users under the age of 13, live streaming also requires phone number verification.
Novelty includes prioritizing moderation for accounts under the age of 13 and changing the default settings for Whispers’ direct message feature.
“Predators are not welcome or tolerated on Twitch,” the company said in a blog post, noting that “bad guys who pursue this kind of abuse are often coordinated and intentional to evade safeguards both online and out.” It will be done systematically,” he said. and in the real world.