Twitch’s 3 most controversial bans of 2020: Neymar Jr, Dr Disrespect & others. Twitch, as a streaming platform, is strict when it comes to community guidelines. Here are 3 of the most controversial bans given out by Twitch in 2020 for various reasons.
Streaming your gameplay on Twitch will gain you followers and build your reputation. However, Twitch is strict about imposing bans on anyone, if you violate their guidelines. Twitch doesn’t hesitate to ban even the most iconic streamers. While some bans are temporary, other are permanent, like Dr Disrespect.
Every now and then, some popular personality gets banned. Suddenly, the whole world starts digging up as to why. Why Dr Disrespect’s was mysteriously baned, no one has fully understood. Many still wonder why he get got a ban in the first place. Neither has Dr Disrespect given a conclusive statement, nor has Twitch.
Here, we have a list of the bans given out by Twitch, which have stirred a lot of controversy. They are highlight how seriously Twitch takes its policy to ban out anyone violating their terms of service.
Twitch’s 3 most controversial bans of 2020
Dr Disrespect’s mysterious ban
None sparked more controversy than the 2-time’s ban. Dr Disrespect has won numerous gaming and streaming award, and has 3 million followers. He was handed out a permanent ban on June 26, 2020. Twitch didn’t disclose why, and this is still a mystery.
Neymar Jr shares player’s contact info
Sharing personal information on Twitch is risky, and Twitch expects you not to mess around. This didn’t stop Neymar Jr from disclosing Richarlison’s contact number on his live stream, that too on purpose.
S1mple & Twitch just don’t gel
It’s funny that I get banned for aggression towards a person that says the word “Pidor” and specifically tries to ban me on the platform and I try to condemn him for this and say the forbidden word because I have a negative attitude towards it (because of rules)
— Sasha (@s1mpleO) October 30, 2020
Oleksandr “s1mple” Kostyliev, probably the best CS:GO player also received a ban for using inappropriate language while he was streaming. However, he claims he was tricked into using those words while streaming live.