Pokimane, an acquaintance streamer from Twitch, has announced through his personal Twitter account that from now on his followers will not be able to donate more than five dollars at the same time. In this way, he has asked his fans to stop giving him so much money on his live videos because he no longer considers it necessary, although he has thanked everyone who has supported him financially so far.
“Th ank you for supporting me to a point that I consider more than unnecessary”
worked with @streamlabs to create a donation cap of $5 for my channel!
Thank you for supporting me to the point where I consider anything more than that unnecessary. To anyone that was more generous- please support growing channels, charities, and treat yourselves.❤️😊 pic.twitter.com/QhrusbDFxD– pokimane (@pokimanelol) November 2, 2020
This tweet also shows the image of that five dollar limit on donations to his channel, a limit in which the streamer has worked together with Streamlabs, a company dedicated to offering solutions to people who live by broadcasting their games of video games, to establish it on their channel. Together they have created this tool that alerts the donor when they want to send more than five dollars to the streamer, preventing them from completing the action. It is the first time that this company works on a tool like this
“When they donate 20 dollars to me I feel guilty”
Although his tweet is quite sparing, in a streaming Later Pokimane gave more information about this decision: “Even when sometimes people donate to me like 20 dollars I feel guilty,” he said during the live: “When they donate even more to me, I feel like they have certain expectations I feel really bad, as if it couldn’t meet their expectations. ”
Pokimane announced an agreement with Twitch in early 2020 to stay as a streamer on the platform for several years, although the specific figure of that agreement has not transpired.