Twitch, the popular social video and gaming platform is announcing a new way to support your favorite broadcaster. Now, to show support, you can send a ‘Cheer,’ which is a highly visible chat message with animated emotes that viewers can buy with ‘Bits.’ Stay with me here. Bits are in-platform currency that allow viewers to tip their favorite broadcasters with nothing more than a text-based message. To send a tip, you’ll simply have to type ‘cheer’ (without quotes) followed by a number — cheer10, cheer100, etc. Doing so will send the broadcaster a personalized message of your creation, along with one of…

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