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TwitchTV: Streamer YoDa's new suspension causes outrage in the community | Streamers

Twitch TV suspended former professional League of Legends (LoL) player and streamer Felipe YoDa Noronha for the second time in less than a month. The second ban took place at dawn on Monday (4), without notice, while YoDa performed a live broadcast. The player announced the ban on his Twitter account the same day at 1:30 am. The reason and the period of the punishment have not been clarified until then. The suspension generated the revolt of the users of the community, who put the hashtag #HelloTwitch with several platform critics on the most talked about subjects hours later.

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Twitch is a game streaming platform available in the web version (PC) and in a downloadable application on Android and iPhone devices (iOS). O TechTudo sought clarification about the suspension with the platform in Brazil, which replied that out of respect for the privacy of its users, it does not comment on cases of individual people / streamers.

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TwitchTV: new streamer suspended from YoDa causes outrage in the community Photo: Divulgao / Riot Games

TwitchTV: new streamer suspended from YoDa causes outrage in the community Photo: Divulgao / Riot Games

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After the suspension, YoDa expressed his dissatisfaction with Twitch through a post on Twitter, stating that he was feeling a piece of crap, even defending, creating, reinventing and being cool for eight years with the streaming platform. In the publication, Noronha also apologized for the outburst and stated that he would leave the Internet for a few days and return as soon as he calmed down.

Twitch's suspension of YoDa sparked outrage and discontent from various followers and streamers. In the advertisement on Twitter, LoL pro player Filipe Ranger Brombilla suggested that YoDa create his own platform, while some streamers asked about the reason for the suspension, such as Srvulo "Sheviii2k" Jnior and Rafael Rakin Knittel. Other followers threatened to leave the platform, like the user SmitthWR.

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Users drove several Twitch reviews after YoDa's apparent reasonless suspension Photo: Reproduction / Riot Games

Users drove several Twitch reviews after YoDa's apparent reasonless suspension Photo: Reproduction / Riot Games

This is the second time that Felipe Noronha has been banned from Twitch within a month. On April 18, 2020, the ex-pro player was suspended for seven days from the platform after using the word Mongoloid while playing with his friends during the broadcast.

At the time, YoDa apologized if he offended his viewers and showed a sense of frustration with the episode. Twitch has strict guidelines and a community that prohibits streamers from using offensive words during lives. Until the closing of this matter, Felipe Noronha's channel on the platform was inaccessible.

After the publication of this article, the YoDa team released an official note about the ban. See the streamer's position below.

"My second suspension, this time, was live, with more than 16k people online in the stream. The feeling of helplessness, frustration and embarrassment with my community, because I was not warned before, as in the first time. They simply canceled my account. during my Institute's campaign live. I do not agree with the form adopted and I am very sorry for my community, my image, my partners and sponsors ", says YoDa, who also promises to reevaluate his relationship with Twitch.

"I think there are several ways to raise awareness and deal with the situation. I am very sad because, after eight years of being a faithful platform, receiving such treatment in the middle of a live, focused on beneficent content, very disappointing. I do what I do by the community and also to help develop the scenario, so that other streamers can emerge, so that quality content is created in order to entertain and help even more people. Given these latest facts, it is evident that Twitch's attitude needs to change, because currently all the streamers I know work in fear and feel hostage to these punishments. I?m only sure of one thing: I will fight for our profession within our region to be respected by everyone, outside and within our Brazil ", completes the streamer.

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