After Amazon paid nearly $1 billion to acquire the streaming video service Twitch more than five years ago, it looked like the company had a shot at turning it into the next YouTube. That view got a boost when Twitch began pushing beyond its main audience of gamers into cooking and craft videos. So far, though, Twitch is falling short in a number of ways. It hasn’t yet become the advertising...
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