For whatever reason, people enjoy watching others do things on video from the comfort of their own home. This premise is actually the basis of what entertainment is all about. The more real it is, the more entertained the public becomes. Twitch.tv has been around since 2011 and it has become one of the most popular video-game streaming platforms for gamers all over the world. The website has over 1.7 million broadcasters that serve a community of over 100 million people. Broadcasters can play a video game, stream their game, along with a webcam showing the player, thus displaying reactions and recording commentary along the way. Granted, this first trend first started on YouTube, but demand has proven that another website that serves this specific niche can be successful regardless of competition. Twitch’s popularity continues to grow, mainly because all the broadcasts are live and unedited. Because of the former, there have been some pretty golden moments that have been captured on the website.
In this video are some of the most embarrassing moments that have been caught on Twitch. While people will watch others play video games for reasons of entertainment, education, or just pure fun, they live for the moments when the unexpected happens and they can watch someone else get embarrassed. Unfortunately for the broadcaster, it may mean getting ridiculed and made fun of constantly for some time, eventually they are able to shake the stigma of their embarrassment, even though it has been immortalized thanks to the Internet.