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Twitch’s PogChamp experiment is bringing harassment to streamers – Polygon

After removing the original PogChamp emote from Twitch, the company is trying something new: giving streamers 24 hours to be the face of PogChamp. The idea is well-meaning,…

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Twitch is replacing the PogChamp with a new community face every day for the rest of the year, and while the platforms intentions were good, the actual rollout has been messy. Some streamers who have been highlighted under the new initiative have been experiencing heightened harassment during their PogChamp tenure, and many fans want the live streaming service to be more proactive in its efforts to support these streamers.
PogChamp is one of the most popular emotes on the platform, but Twitch removed…

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