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.
. @YouTubeGaming Welcome Player 2. Add me on Google+. #kappa— Twitch (@Twitch) June 12, 2015
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.
@Twitch @YouTubeGaming DAMN— DaddiBoy (@Tony_Daddi) June 12, 2015
It's getting rough out there, folks. Stay safe.
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