Twitch shuts down the U.S. Army’s recruitment drive disguised as fake giveaways

Twitch shuts down the U.S. Army's recruitment drive disguised as fake giveaways

Did you know the U.S. Army is gaming on Twitch? 

That’s right, you can watch livestreams of the American military playing their favorite video games. They even promote giveaways where you can win cool gaming prizes if you just fill out some personal information.

Big problem, though. The giveaways aren’t real. They’re just military recruitment forms. And Twitch is telling the U.S. Army to stop doing it.

“Per our Terms of Service, promotions on Twitch must comply with all applicable laws,” said a Twitch spokesperson in a statement provided to gaming outlet Kotaku. “This promotion did not comply with our Terms, and we have required them to remove it.” Read more…

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