Both services aim to show the best video game competitions, which also are described by esports. own3D has already been founded in 2009 and offers gamers and game companies a platform to distribute their games live and to monetize the content. Having the same target group but being a bit more social is Twitch TV, which has been founded by the personal broadcasting and live streaming service Justin.tv lately. At about it is mentioned that the service has been founded by gamers for gamers and that people may chat with top players to learn about tricks. Some further information about the background of the services is given by the article Justin.tv Launches TwitchTV: Play Games Live, Make Money.