The State of Streaming: A Conversation with Foolish Gamers and TinaKitten

Mar 10, 2024

11:30am – 12:30pm CT

With a combined audience of 11 million followers across all platforms, Noah Brown (more commonly known as Foolish Gamers) and TinaKitten are two of the most popular young streamers on Twitch, the interactive livestreaming service for content spanning gaming, entertainment, sports, and music. Brown got his start by playing Minecraft in the eponymous Dream SMP in 2021, the most popular gaming collective in all of Minecraft. Tina gained widespread notoriety for her streams of the popular game Among Us, and has since established herself across a host of game titles. Most recently, both were nominated as top Minecraft streamers at the 2024 Streamer Awards. On their journeys to streaming prominence, Foolish and Tina have amassed a myriad of learnings from their endeavors. Join in to discuss the current landscape of streaming: the breakdown of games and the audiences they command, continuing to meet the creative demands attached to content creation, innovation in streaming, and a look behind the curtain of what makes up a streamer’s business.

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