What are people saying about
Twitch?

What's the right age for Twitch?

13+

Twitch says

13 with parent's permission. Taken from Twitch's own guidelines and is accurate as of March 2016.

15+

Our panel says

Based on our independent panel surveyed in December 2015.

12+

Children say

Based on 1725 responses from children and young people we asked in December 2015.

11+

Parents say

Based on 415 votes from parents who have visited this site – you can vote too!

What do you think?

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0+
21+

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Is content on Twitch suitable for 8 to 12 year olds?

36% of reviewers reported seeing content that might be unsuitable for children aged 8-12 on this site. Here are the types of inappropriate content that they reported:

Sexual

Low Risk

Violence and hatred

Medium Risk

Bullying

Medium Risk

Suicide and self-harm

Low Risk

Other

Medium Risk

Parents reported seeing violent content.

Children and young people reported violent and adult content as their main concerns over content on the site.

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