On August 1, 2019, Tyler “Ninja” Blevins made the Internet implode with an announcement:
Ninja’s move reminds me a bit of Howard Stern’s jump from terrestrial radio to satellite, only done with a lot more subtlety and grace. (You can only say “When I go to satellite…” so many times until I stop listening.) What was even more astounding was how Ninja brought thousands of new viewers to Mixer even before his first stream there. This announcement carried such an impact that while at GenCon, I had someone ask me “Are you going to make the jump?” on noticing my “World’s Okayest Streamer” shirt. This was less than 24 hours after Ninja’s tweet.
So…what am I planning for the future?
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