A reported knowledge leak from video streaming platform Twitch has gone viral, revealing amongst different issues that socialist streamer Hasan Piker allegedly remodeled $200,000 in only one month.
An nameless web person leaked 125GB of alleged knowledge from Twitch on Wednesday, containing supply code from the service and person payout figures, amongst different info. Although the leak has not been formally confirmed by Twitch, online game information web site VGC Information cited an nameless supply on the firm who reportedly verified the leak and its contents.
Although one Twitch streamer allegedly earned greater than $750,000 in September 2021 alone – not together with sponsorship, donations, and merchandise revenue – social media customers have been fast to notice that distinguished socialist commentator Hasan Piker was the fourth-highest grossing particular person on the platform in September, allegedly receiving $210,946 from Twitch that month.
Twitch has simply had a serious leak of loads of stuff together with their month-to-month payouts to streamers.
Listed below are a number of the notables (notice: this complete is simply their payout immediately from twitch, so it doesn't embody donations, sponsors, merch, and so on.) pic.twitter.com/wDG0JkJuCx
— KnowSomething (@KnowS0mething) October 6, 2021
The leak additionally allegedly revealed that Piker had been paid a complete of $2,810,480 from Twitch between August 2019 and October 2021, making him a better earner than a number of the platform’s most well-known faces, together with Fortnite streamers Ninja and Pokimane.
Piker – the nephew of Younger Turks founder Cenk Uygur, and a socialist who has been photographed in ‘Make the Wealthy Pay’ t-shirts – was quickly accused of hypocrisy, with one particular person tweeting, “Only a humble employee residing 200K pay-check to 200K pay-check.”
Only a humble employee residing 200K pay-check to 200K pay-check pic.twitter.com/gL3QN2w2bR
— Jess✨ (@BadCrippIe) October 6, 2021
Hasan makes $2.5M a yr from Twitch Payouts alone? That's insane lmaoooo https://t.co/quAF0KYVhk
— John Spooky 👻 (@JohnSwanYT) October 6, 2021
"Only a humble socialist, ma'am." https://t.co/1M6BEqjdSu pic.twitter.com/yY52xrmhaf
— Semen Retention Warrior (@BeigeFrequency) October 6, 2021
“Dude is not even high 1% – HE’S TOP 0.1%. WITHOUT TAKING INTO ACCOUNT DONATIONS,” one other social media person noticed, whereas others known as on Piker to distribute his wealth to these in want.
This isn’t the primary time Piker has confronted controversy over his wealth.
In August, Piker drew criticism over a report about his $2.74 million Los Angeles mansion buy, with 5 bedrooms, 5 loos, and a swimming pool.
mfw i stroll into hasan's home pic.twitter.com/3kZ1grYLDs
— an precise goblin (@gobloid3) August 20, 2021
After critics questioned how Piker might proceed to painting himself as an opponent of the rich, he was defended by fellow web persona Ethan Klein, who argued that you must “be capable to personal a pleasant home and in addition champion for the poor and underprivileged,” and that there’s “a distinction between making hundreds of thousands on twitch and paying 50% in taxes, and Jeff Bezos being value 150 billion and paying no taxes.”
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