Amazon Acquires a Live Video Platform

August 26, 2014 (Tue):, Inc. has announced the company will acquire Twicth Interactive, Inc., a live video platform for gamers which has more than 55 million unique visitors.

The founder and CEO of, Jeff Bezos said “Broadcasting and watching gameplay is a global phenomenon and Twitch has built a platform that brings together tens of millions of people who watch billions of minutes of games each month – from The International, to breaking the world record for Mario, to gaming conferences like E3. And, amazingly, Twitch is only three years old.”

“Like Twitch, we obsess over customers and like to think differently, and we look forward to learning from them and helping them move even faster to build new services for the gaming community,” he added.

Author: Terry KS

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