Top 10 Websites That Were Good But Went Downhill

This is a list of sites that were once good, but went downhill.

The Top Ten

1 YouTube YouTube YouTube is a global video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California, United States. The service was created by three former PayPal employees in February 2005. In November 2006, it was bought by Google for US$1.65 billion.

I can agree, I remember YouTube use to show random funny videos that will go viral, but now it the same ol' Minecraft, Call of Duty, and black ops gaming videos and the same YouTubers that become famous for being cute and put no effort into their work. I can agree with the visitor that said it use to be a minority now its growing. Plus Google plus has messed up YouTube. I think it's best to switch to daily motion not YouTube where it's full of gay preteens wannabes boys who are very egotistical and narcissistic and bisexual wannabe girls who think the world revolves around them. I think it's best to explore YouTube channels that actually put effort into their work instead of the ones that don't or like I said switch the daily motion. - SapphireGrim

Shane Dawson was the first person to put horrible videos on YouTube, and back then that was a minority, but nowadays, many more people are making these disgusting, pornographic, violent, and drug related videos just to get more views from fans and more money, they're so greedy, this is not an opinion, this is true.

Once you go on YouTube, you'll find all these disgusting videos made by disgusting people, and even the original and funny people we once had on YouTube became disgusting narcissists, they only want money, not fans, they don't even care about them, YouTube is dead, no joke/opinion.

MTV has messed up, MySpace has messed up, Cartoon Network has messed up, The History Channel has messed up, Disney Channel has messed up, Nickelodeon has messed up, Twitter has messed up, Instagram has messed up, Snapchat has messed up and Facebook has messed up, but none of those have messed up as much as YouTube, YouTube is so suckish now, too much garbage that's MUCH MUCH MUCH worse than the garbage you find in the dumpster.

RIP YOUTUBE 2005-2012 - wrests

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2 MySpace

It was a great site, until it lost quality, and underwent prostitution, like YouTube is undergoing, YouTube will end up like MySpace soon and will be gone forever. - nelsonerica

I can't believe MySpace still exists.

Used to be fun. Now it's a *potentially awesome* site for music & bands... IF one could still sign-in. - Ammyanne

Why is myspace still a thing - wrests

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3 Facebook

Facebook deliberately makes certain things (all of which - In my OWN experience - involve account settings & privacy issues re: the escalation of problems towards effecting tolerable resolutions/solutions) nearly impossible to accomplish. Even when administration is (inevitably & ineffectively) involved, the problems aren't "solved" at ALL.

Rather, they're addressed and then promptly invalidated, citing the "found to not violate our community standards".

Of course, when one merely glances over the said standards, the problems certainly DO violate them. This is then dismissed as interpretation. - Ammyanne

You really can't compare your job to Facebook, man. Your boss is your boss; he's just doing his job and maintaining his authority. If he was nicer, you'd be walking all over him. Facebook is not a place where people need authority, they just like being rude for no apparent reason. Nelson might have worded it like a child, but he sure as heck wasn't wrong; cruelty has, is, and always will be a problem. At least Nelson wants to slow it down before it gets out of hand instead of just ignoring it.

You don't like Facebook because of bullies? I don't like my boss, but I don't quit my job because of that. You get your feelings hurt by someone you don't know over the Internet? That you don't even know? Maybe those bullies are right, you are not strong. I'm sorry if this sounds mean but you need to hear this. Why not block them or even just get off the internet for a while. Learn to just ignore these people and find happiness in your life. Then you will be strong. Keep your chin up and keep going through.

I used to go on Facebook because of the groups. I found people I were able to socialise with because I relate with them. I also enjoyed the games. However, it soon got bland and boring. - LemonComputer

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4 Snapchat Snapchat Snapchat is an image messaging and multimedia mobile application created by Evan Spiegel, Bobby Murphy, and Reggie Brown, former students at Stanford University, and developed by Snap Inc., originally Snapchat Inc Snapchat was made in September 2011

Snapchat, a photo interacting site, lost it's quality with "junk", which explains how much the world is messed up. - nelsonerica

Useless app, you post photos and they kill themselves 10 seconds later. Complete opposite of what a photo really means.

Yeah, I don't have Snapchat so I've got no clue how to even use it... - RockFashionista

Only useful for teenage girls who want their faces to have some sort of dog effect on them. - LemonComputer

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5 Netflix Netflix Netflix is an American entertainment company founded by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph on August 29, 1997, in Scotts Valley, California.

Too expensive for shows? It's 7 dollars. You think this is bad? Go back to television, costs $75 a month and there is nothing on it.

Netflix now sucks. They have only half of the popular movies and T.V. shows. They don't even have South Park - FerrariDude64

Netflix is a cesspool of terrible, knock off kids cartoons and movies that are probably here just to find ways on how they can milk out even more money since they can't get them to air on other programs like Cartoon Network or maybe even Nickelodeon for that matter. Basically, Netflix is the easy way out for lowbrow, low quality garbage to make its way on here since they couldn't make enough money on their own, while at the same time never bringing in ANY good quality programs. Out of all the kid shows on Netflix, I can only find about 4 or 5 good ones, which says a lot since netflix is supposedly the website you should go to find all your favorite shows, if that were the case then why can't I find any good shows I want to watch? Why can't I find any good 90s shows like Cat-Dog or Hey Arnold, or any 2000s shows like Dexter's laboratory or Ed, Edd, and Eddie? Those kinds of shows would probably boost viewers by a TON, and yet netflix denies any of those shows.

Besides terrible ...more

I hope you all realize that Netflix can't just get all the shows you want. - PeeledBanana

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6 TheTopTens TheTopTens

I don't necessarily think it's gone downhill. There are more users and stuff, and I don't really get bored with this site because I'm interested and distracted in everything. List ideas are getting harder and harder though... - RockFashionista

Mostly because the users don't have much time to devote in making lists plus the newer lists lack quality. Not to mention that newer users don't make much lists since most ideas have been taken already.

Now it doesn't have the good color and now it doesn't arrange numbers or posts right or on time.

I'm my opinion, the haters destroyed the site. Unfortunately. - BlinxTheWinx

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7 Twitter Twitter Twitter is an online news and social networking service where users post and interact with messages, "tweets," restricted to 140 characters.

It's good, but I hate the bullying and the use of profanity.

I still use Twitter - KrazzyMadd

Twitter was once good, it's still useful in some ways, but it went downhill really fast, people are harassing each other and talking about [email protected], yet they can't seem to be careful. - nelsonerica

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8 BuzzFeed

Buzzfeed used to not be SJW. It had funny quizzes on the site and random cute animal articles along with other cool stuff. The YouTube channel went downhill the same way - The videos on there used to be informative and not very political. My favourite series is still the 'Misheard lyrics' one, and that ended a year ago last time I saw. Now, while good, informative, unbiased videos do sometimes come out, an example being the one showing examples of how different living generations are different, they're being drowned by the sea of SJW political stuff. It's a shame. - LemonComputer

This site used to be good?. Really?.

Yes, and the same could go for the channel. I used to like Buzzfeed, but it turned extremely liberal quite recently. - LemonComputer

A place to go if you like journalism and ads.

Since when was this site good? - wrests

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9 Instagram

Known as: making EVERYONE an "a list" celebrity at the tap of a button haha

It's a website where you show pointless stuff. The only way to get far on it is to be rich and "hot". Anyone who is unluckily ugly are hated. Sad site. - LemonComputer

A photo interacting site like Snapchat, like others, went downhill, there are graphic pictures nowadays. - nelsonerica

I know its becuse of shout outs and people who say do this or someone will die tomorrow I mean come on

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10 Google+

Google+ was once great, but got messed up, and it was the first thing to mess up YouTube, though later on, YouTube started, and is still, turning into a porn site.

G+ is full of bullying and mean "jokes" nowadays, as people are getting messed up, no wonder society is going downhill. - nelsonerica

It just turned out to be useless. No one ever sees my stuff, there is no recommended so it just comes up with the same people all the time! I've left out a post for like a year and no one had even viewed it! Unless I am so un-popular...

I think Google+ is just a futile attempt from Google to create a successful social networking site. Obviously, that never happened.

G+ was never good in the first place - wrests

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Pandora was once a great site to listen to music, it still is, but not as great as before, nowadays, modern culture music is being played, including music from Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus, and not only that, it checks the users' politics, what's wrong with people? - nelsonerica

12 Tumblr Tumblr Tumblr is a microblogging and social networking website founded by David Karp in 2007, and owned by Oath Inc.

Same with deviantART, Tumblr is ruined by the amounts of disgust that lays upon it. - Swellow

To continue on with my post because I can't edit it, once you've seen the Steven Universe side of Tumblr, you're in for a bad time. - Swellow

Tumblr is now a scary, scary place...

It's an SJW-filled hole in the world of the internet. - LemonComputer

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13 iTunes

ITunes used to be useful, but now it's messing up, it forces people to pay, and even if they pay, they won't get their items (songs) on time, and they have to have a discount and charge back, and then they lose money, iTunes stinks, people need to start focusing less on money and more on entertainment, education, families and friendship. - nelsonerica

14 9gag
15 Funnyjunk
16 Club Penguin

It USED to be fun, but Disney HAD to buy it. Now you have to PAY for respect!

It used to be fun, but Disney bought it. I pretty much have to pay to become a member in order to do anything. Then, each member-only thing costs more real money. And I still get ads. Also, it used to work on Android, now it doesn't. - Kaboom

I didn't think this site still existed. Never ever played it. Never wanted to. - BKAllmighty

It doesn't exist anymore. - LemonComputer

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I hate the new layout! Especially the games based off crappy shows like Uncle Grandpa and Clarence! - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Back in 2003-2005, I loved this website. Probably grew out of it, though, and by the signs of Cartoon Network declining in cartoon quality, I'm glad I did. - Swellow

I used to frequent this site around 14 years ago. No idea what it's like now. - BKAllmighty

This has turned out to be like, where the site was changed and tweaked so much the difference between the first version and now are like night and day. - ihearyou

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18 DeviantART DeviantART

A site for great art now ruined with the scarce amount of moderation, which has lead to fights, fetishism and oversexual art spreading, hate art, and many other unpleasant things. - Swellow

I came back to the after a year.

The first thing I saw on the front page was inflation fetish porn drawn with crayons.

Only a small percentage of the "art" that gets posted is presentable.

This was once a good website. But it was ruined by bronies, furries, shall I go on? - nintendofan126

I used to love this site that was meant for ART ONLY but over the 5 years I was a member so many religious freaks came after me just because I was not a Christian! Plus all of the horrid art, sonic fans, and MLP fans...

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19 Roblox

The community is the worst thing on Roblox that I would like to talk about. It has been getting worse and worse, especially on the forums. Sure, there are people who can be nice, but the majority of people are really horrible to others. They attack people for liking/disliking certain things (have no respect for others with different opinions to them), call people online daters for dressing up in certain things from the catalog (just because you like 2 hairs, being thin (2.0 body), or even having a 6-pack (because not everyone is fat or wants to be a fat lego person on Roblox) doesn't mean that you're an online dater) and the community would find any reason to moan at people who aren't extremely politically correct. Sure I'm a bit of a liberal, but I'm far from being as lib as these other members of Roblox.

The Roblox community is also full of sheep. To get a friend on Roblox, you must follow how other people behave and act exactly like how the person you want to be friends with ...more - LemonComputer

This Was an awesome sight Until Stupid Little Kid's Came On. Don't Worry God will someday kill them

It was fine until it got populated by bullies. - Discord1

This site was ok until 2013.
Then, in 2014, it got worse.
Flash forward to now, this site is possibly one of the worst (community wise)

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20 Poptropica

THANK YOU TO WHOEVER PUT THIS ON HERE! In class it just popped into my head and got me thinking of this game and I was like "What is it called again? " Then I was roaming around this website and saw the name of it. Oh my gosh, THANK YOU SO MUCH! It's good, it hasn't gone downhill. Well... I haven't played it in a few years, so...

Some of the new islands are getting boring. But I still love this game! - Discord1

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