Twitch is shedding employees and talent. Conversations about the platform are mired in scandals about deepfake porn and gambling. It’s the perfect time, in other words, for the Amazon-owned streaming platform to go on the offensive and pretend things have never been better.
Yesterday, Twitch streamer Brandon “Atrioc” Ewing issued a tearful apology during his livestream after he accidentally revealed that he had deepfake pornography of popular female Twitch streamers open on his computer. The video of his apology — in which he claims to have clicked an ad on PornHub because he was curious — quickly gained…