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FTL Beta for Mixer Mobile App

At Mixer, we’re motivated to build the most interactive platform for broadcasters and their viewers. It’s why we’re all-in on Mixer’s low-latency streaming protocol, Faster-Than-Light (FTL). FTL puts the community virtually in the room with broadcasters, chatting and influencing what’s happening in near real-time instead of being behind seconds of long delay. Today, we’re excited to introduce FTL beta to our Mixer viewing apps on Android and iOS. This is the first of many exciting things in store for Mixer mobile fans this year. We’d love your feedback while testing this feature to ensure it’s ready for launch on Android and iOS. How to test (Android): Visit the Mixer app here to sign up for the “Beta” How to test (iOS) We have a limited number of spots available. Sign up for a...

“Chat on Videos” feature expanding to all videos

Twitch is a wonderful live platform (haven’t you heard?), but even the most hardcore stream fans can’t be online all the time. Luckily, Past Broadcasts and Highlights are an excellent way to catch up on the exciting moments you missed out on, like big plays, hilarious mistakes, and amazing community moments. Back in May, we brought the chat experience to uploads — letting you view and leave time-stamped chat messages on uploaded videos. Today, we’re starting to expand that functionality to all videos, including Past Broadcasts and Highlights. Chat Replay was the first step in letting viewers who watch later experience the interactive excitement of chat, but it was still a passive experience. This is true interactivity for non-live videos. And with it, missing out will become a thing of the...