Youtube, the online media sharing site, has brought Twitch.TV for $1 billion dollars (£590). The Google lead team has taken over twitch as they took over youtube back in 2006 for $1.6 billion dollars (£980).
Twitch.TV is a site where users can stream content online for free and gain followers and subscribers. It is used to stream gaming content only with companies using it for competitive gaming and e-sports. It has held major gaming events such as the league of legends LCS.