You can now tip Twitch streamers by buying animated chat emotes – The Verge

The Verge
Twitch is adding a very animated way to support your favorite streamers. Today the service is introducing the beta of a new feature called “cheering,” which lets you purchase animated chat emotes with real money, with broadcasters earning a share of …
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