Just letting you know in the application for the affiliate program, we now ask you to provide a short 3-5 word description of yourself. This is just for Search Engine Optimisation Purposes. We want to be able to make you easier to find on sites like Google & Bing and so this helps with the page description for your page when search engines crawl & index your page. The way your page would be displayed on search engines would be as so:
[Twitch Username] - [3-5 Word Description]
This helps show someone exactly what your page is about and is more likely to drive you more viewers. Major websites do this all the time, wikipedia for example:
This proves very effective in pulling in users, and chances are you will probably have this in your twitch description somewhere so we thought to make it a requirement for new applicants.