Twitch CEO Emmett Shear is resigning

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Twitch CEO Emmett Shear is resigning, effective immediately, he announced in a blog post on Thursday.

Shear has been at Twitch since before it was Twitch. He was a co-founder of Justin.tv, the platform where Justin Kan streamed his life 24/7. That became Twitch in 2011 to focus on popular gaming livestreams, and just three years later, the platform was acquired by Amazon for nearly a billion dollars.

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