Discord Streamer Mode - Maximize Livestreams with Discord

discord features Dec 10, 2018

Unless you've been living under a rock for the last few years, you are well aware that streaming is extremely popular. But how do you maximize your streaming experience with Discord? With streamer mode and app integrations, that's how! Discord is a powerful text and voice chat service based around private servers. Between keeping your sensitive information secure and your streaming community engaged, you can really use Discord's built-in features to make a great stream for your fans.

What is Streamer Mode?

Streamer mode with Discord is designed with your safety in mind. Nothing is worse than streaming to thousands of people only to have sensitive information pop up from your Discord app. Streamer mode has a simple on/off toggle in the User Settings. You can even assign a key to toggle it. If you are worried about forgetting and don't want to have to think about it, you can choose to have streamer mode turn on and off automatically if you are using XSplit or OBS. Turns out Discord is...

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Using Discord for Business Communications

discord features Dec 10, 2018

If you have an office job, you probably use Skype for Business or Slack. But have you ever thought about using Discord for business? This is not the intended use, but people are so in love with the platform that they are starting to find ways to do so.

Barriers to Entry

What is stopping companies from using Discord for business? Everything about the platform seems to work just as well as other options, but there are a few caveats. The first roadblock is that Discord is associated with gaming. Business leaders may not be the most excited about using a service made for gaming and don't want anything to do with the field. The overall look of Discord is obviously aimed at gamers as well and would have to be changed. Some users pushing for a Discord for business platform have suggested a separately marketed tool that has many of the same customization features. Another concern is that some companies prefer to self-host their chat servers, which Discord does not allow. Discord users have...

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