LuluLuvely, Twitch streamer, has voiced her disapproval at the inappropriate Reddit comments and images that are made about her or other streamers.
Although streamers can be bullied and harassed, many streamers who are female are often targeted. Streaming remains a male-dominated industry, especially for the most well-known broadcasters.
LuluLuvely, who streams Apex Legends , has been subject to hateful and harassing comments in the past. She has had to quit streaming.
She has now highlighted one way that male viewers will attack female streamers through inappropriately sexualized Reddit posts. Other female streamers also confirmed the exact same experience.
LuluLuvely shared a collection of quotes that she posted on April 21st. They reflect the advice women often get to stay away from targeted harassment. Her post was responded to by several other streamers.
According to QTCinderella, Reddit does not remove these subreddits despite numerous requests. Adept spoke out about the harassment she experienced from fake videos or images that were crafted to look like streamers and how it affected her life.
According to Imane Pokimane , the issue is “rampant”, according to Anys, Twitch’s most-followed streamer and who asserts that moderators ignore her.
Reddit has rules regarding targeted harassment, and it mentions posting explicit media about people. However, it is unclear if content about female streamers violates any of these rules.
Twitch cannot intervene because of the separation between content and services.
Male streamers are subject to harassment as well but often in a more extreme way. Many women who stream game play experiences negative comments and images. Reddit has rules regarding targeted harassment and it mentions posting explicit media about people, but it is unclear if content about female streamers violates any of these rules.