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Currently with Twitch, 'Popularity Score' goes up when you get more popular and goes down when you get less popular. This is more or less what anyone could think of by themselves.
But what exactly makes it go up by how much?
Nerds like me appreciate numerical specifics
this echoes suggestion regarding global statistics and others regarding content recommendations.
Our nerdy side relates to the urge to understand the algorithm, but we can't disclose this information as it's not in our hands.
We may alter it in the future, see some of the suggestions, comments and answers in this list