Twitch streamer Chica’s emote “ChicaL” was removed after Twich branded it as bullying.
Maria “Chica” Lopez, more commonly known online as ChicaLive, is an American Twitch Streamer, Fortnite esports personality, content creator, and social media person. She is currently part of the content creator team of Luminosity Gaming.
Chica’s Twitch channel has more than 2.3 million followers, with an average viewer could of 2k+. She is part of the top .02% of Twitch streamers in the world, ranked #640 English channel and #1,486 overall. Most of the time, Chica plays Fortnite on her streams, with over 7k hours streamed on Twitch.
She was the first Latina LGBTQ+ creator to join the Fortnite Icon series and have her skin in the game. Because of her huge popularity, Chica’s emote ChicaL was also very popular on Twitch, which depicts a chicken showing the L with its tongue out.
But recently, Twitch branded the emote as bullying and removed it.
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Twitch Removes Chica’s Emote
Chica posted on her Twitter account a few hours ago after receiving the news of the emotes removal. According to the post, Twitch sent her an email saying that the ChicaL emote was labeled as an insult, bullying, threatening or abusive. The exact words are,
Based on a review of its content, we have removed your
emote “chicaL” from Twitch.
Reason: Disallowed content Targeted insults, bullying, and
threatening or inciting abuse.”
For the past year or two, Twitch has been removing all L emotes from the streaming sites. Many of Chica’s fans and followers accused Twitch of becoming soft and unnecessarily removing harmless emotes while at the same time permitting bathtub streams and adult content.
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