Who is Twitch streamer Spreen and why was he banned?
Argentinian Twitch streamer Ivan “Spreen” was banned yesterday from the platform after being first reported by a Twitter bot account referred to as @StreamerBans. Ivan was a Twitch associate on the time of the ban and had collected over 5.69 million followers. He’s mainly identified for his Minecraft streams.
It is honest to say that he has been popping off in the previous couple of months together with his streams receiving a median viewership of over 50K (with some even getting upwards of 90K).
Following his ban, the 22-year-old took to his Twitter account to share an elaborate message. In a tweet, he wrote that he was unjustly banned and likewise revealed that he was not sure of the way forward for his channels. Nevertheless, he said that the ban will now give him time to work on different initiatives.
Why was Spreen banned?
The precise cause behind his ban isn’t but identified. As talked about earlier, he took to his socials to clear the air. Some followers have speculated that the streamer made an offensive joke throughout his stream, which may have led to the suspension.
Though Ivan didn’t make clear what prompted his suspension, he did point out (translated to English):
“Do not invent causes for the ban, it has nothing to do with what they’re saying, it is bulls**t that we’re already fixing in personal”
He additionally exclaimed that he was not sure of the longer term. The streamer is predicted to work behind the scenes to achieve a viable answer. Concerning this, he added:
“I nonetheless do not know what is going on to occur, you know the way that goes however be affected person”
He additional declared that the ban had given him the chance to enterprise into different initiatives. It stays to be seen what initiatives the streamer implied. He stated:
“I will take the chance to proceed with some initiatives and contents.”
The precise length of the ban can be not identified. For these questioning, Spreen’s Twitch channel is presently unavailable for public entry. Upon clicking on his Twitch channel, the message that reads is:
“This channel is quickly unavailable on account of a violation of Twitch’s Group Pointers or Phrases of Service.”
How did Spreen get so widespread?
Spreen won’t be a family identify to English talking viewers. Nevertheless, for the Hispanic and Latino neighborhood, Ivan is likely one of the most recognizable names. He’s identified for his Minecraft movies and likewise dabbles in different widespread video games similar to Amongst Us, EA Sports activities FIFA, Roblox, and GTA V.
Being an Argentine means an intuitive proclivity to soccer. Therefore, he could be seen making football-related content material similar to unpacking buying and selling playing cards. When indirectly participating in any recreation on stream, Ivan could be discovered reacting to movies beneath the “Simply Chatting” part of the platform.
Now that his Twitch channel has been eliminated, followers can pay money for his content material on YouTube. Spreen has a YouTube channel that has over 5.06 million subscribers on the time of writing. He additionally has a second channel referred to as SpreenDMC, which has an additional 2.99 million subscribers.
For now, followers should wait and see if and when Twitch gives any readability relating to the premature ban of the streamer.