In a Streaming 101 panel at PAX and the general consensus is “You gotta have thick skin and take the abuse from the chat.”

What a fucking world we’ve built.

I understand people have different thresholds for what qualifies as “abuse” or “inappropriate behavior”, so it’d be hard to code against, but it seems really lazy of platforms to push that onto the users or volunteer mods.

Soft bans should be the default on the Internet.

@davatron5000 messed up. “Here’s this thing you built that brings you joy, but now you have to watch others slowly destroy it.”

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