Twitch immediately began running advertisements for certain viewers in the middle of streams. It was very cautious to portray the move as an experiment because the company is mindful of the reprisal from the group.
Ads will run through affiliate and partner networks; creators will get paid for any ad that runs; and picture-in-picture viewing is available on all platforms, so advertising won’t be too disruptive technically. If you pay for subscribing to a channel, you won’t see these commercials, and if you pay for subscribing to Twitch using Turbo, you won’t see them either.
In any case, here’s an artist’s version of what experience could look like in person
Mid-roll advertisements have been part of Twitch for a long time now, but they have traditionally been regulated by streamers. In Twitch’s Creator Camp — the location where they teach you best practices for the platform if you want to be a streamer yourself — Twitch says that the creators should teach their audience that an ad break is coming.
Twitch ad revenue is usually very poor for most streamers since it is based on CPM rates — which essentially means you’re paying a certain amount of money per 1,000 views. According to the standard affiliates and the partner contract, the sum is the same: you receive $3.50 for 1,000 views, although the distribution for partners in certain regions varies.