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Twitch welcomes YouTube's new game initiatives in the snarkiest way possible

Today YouTube announced its dedicated gaming site and app in what is widely seen as an attempt to compete with Twitch's game-streaming success. Twitch has responded on Twitter, in what amounts to a middle finger.

For the old farts out there, Google+ is Google's attempt at social networking, and is widely seen as an expensive and embarrassing failure. "Kappa" is a popular Twitch emote that indicates sarcasm.

Here's one individual who summed up the popular reaction perfectly.

It's getting rough out there, folks. Stay safe.

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