We asked parents how easy they thought it would be for a child to pretend to be older in order to sign up to Twitch, and whether they had to verify their phone number or email address. Based on these answers, Twitch has received a neutral rating for its sign up process.
Here are some of the things parents said:
was very easy to register. I was asked for my date of birth but there was no
verification.” – Mother of 9 and 12 yr olds
feel it is incredibly easy for any child to pose as older to create an account.”
– Father of an 8 yr old girl