Worst Things About YouTube

The Top Ten

1 Advertisements

*cough* Grammarly

Ads are just plain annoying, I absolutely hate them, and for the millionth time, I do not want a Nissan, I don't want progressive insurance, and I do not want to eat at chili's


I strongly dislike ads

2 It's Not Good Anymore

So true youtube making a change on jan 1 to videos for kids it really going to suck, by having no likes, dislikes, add to playlist, shares, comments, end screens or cards on kids related videos not even a subsribe button on a channel for kids, I not looking forward to this, I miss the good old youtube where you could comment on vidoes for kids, like, or dislike, add to playlist or share or able to subscribe to kid related channels, it really not going to be the same, this started on feb 23 2019, when they removed all the comments on kid and family videos, I wish that day never happened - trains45

The old YouTube is good. But true. - LapisBob



3 The Comedy Is Gone

Was it ever there

My videos are funny watch them NOW jk they aren’t funny but I want views - sadical

Amen to that

4 Buffering

I wanna demolish buffering - toshdeluxe

Buff buff buff buff buff bufff

Buff Buff buff that's all YouTube do even when it's important 😣😣😣😣

5 Reliance on Shock Value
6 YouTubers Now Become Bad People

I tots agrree guys like why is urtube so evil man

Pewdiepie doesn't deserve subs. He is racist.

*cough* Logan Paul - AliciaMae

So many of the big name channels that we all loved like Smosh have just fallen from grace and turned into garbage, there's almost no good channels anymore

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7 Google+

Google+ is dead now so ya got your wish m8. - BlueTelegraph

Google+ is a rip-off to Tumblr.

No one likes you Google plus

Google plus sucs

8 9-12 Year Olds Having Accounts

Not actually bad, but some of them don't respect opinions what ruins the comments sections quickly. - Userguy44

They ruined FNaF. - DCfnaf

I have a 9 year old cousin and she has an account

This is age-racism essentially.

9 Swearing

Imagine getting offended over swear words. - BlueTelegraph

Shut up swearing isn't the worst thing in the world

The entire world isn't politically correct you know. This should not be number 8. Swearing is acceptable. It doesn't destroy buildings, so shut up you SJWs

Oh my god stop saying swearing is totally unacceptable and is one of the worst things about youtube

10 Copyright Strikes

At the 3rd strike they kill you (not really)

The worst!

I tried to watch "Hercules and the Apollo Mission" on YT but Disney blocked it because "it's their property"! >:(

I have 50 subscribers but I always get copyrighted 😭 - sadical

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The Newcomers

? Extremely White-Male-Dominated and Bigoted

Actually, it's the complete opposite. Except the bigoted part...

? Terrible Updates to the Terms of Service

Does Susan Wojcicki ever listen to her clients? the newest update which will come out on December 10th will make things way worse, so just to quote "YouTube may terminate your access, or your Google account’s access to all or part of the Service if YouTube believes, in its sole discretion, that provision of the Service to you is no longer commercially viable."

Yeah "in its sole discretion" not only is that memeworthy but it also means that the slightest possible offense means a termination of a channel. How about make a separate section for those who are degenerates that offend people and force their videos on to that section instead of terminating a channel because these people CAN MAKE GOOD VIDEOS SOME OTHER TIME as well. - NuMetalManiak

This is life threatening b/c Youtube will fine you $45.000 per video. And some creators are kids. Now many people will become broke and homeless b/c of this - Magikarpgirl

The Contenders

11 Plagiarism

This have plagiarism because different language top channels copy english channels by translating

12 Clickbait

I'm looking at you Michael Green. - GehennaTheSecond

*cough* Morgz *cough* - sadical


Don't forget the clickbait video titles! That's just a waste of time. You see a certain title of a video, you click on it and the whole video is not related to the title like what

13 The Channels Aren't Good Anymore

Smosh is a good example of a good channel gone bad. - AliciaMae

Metts is right

14 "Fake and Gay" Comments

Illogical 12 year olds.

15 YouTube Kids Cartoons

They are just inappropriate. - DumbFriesNub

There are videos of living bugs/worms inside people's stomachs (along with a disturbing thumbnail) and blood (not just a tiny amount of blood as in when you scrape yourself, full on blood) in these videos. Whoever thought this was "kid friendly" has had a pretty messed up childhood. - Qryx

16 Google Buying YouTube in 2006

2019 youtube going down hill, I hope they don't ban kids in videos, if that happens, I will delete my account on youtube - trains45

YouTube is dead. Letting Google buy it was a mistake. - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

17 "First"

Wow! Congratulations! Good for you! Here's Your PRIZE! *fires pistol at the comments* - Gehenna

Wow! You're first! You earn nothing at all!
What's that? You tapped on a notification and sent a comment faster? You deserve my children!
Woah bro! Did you just comment FIRST one second after the video got released? HOLY NUTSACKS! Take my money! All of it!
Or, you could just comment something related to the video. Which is more tolerable. - UnlawfulMatron

Congratulations to the ten people who were first on the most recent video on YouTube! - AliciaMae

So annoying. People think they're cool when they do this. - Userguy44

18 YouTube Heroes
19 Copy and Pasters
20 An error occurred. Please try again later.

YoutTube errors--- they're here to annoy us all! - Stazemar000

Oh yeah, like there’ll ever be a later! Seriously!

21 Copyright

Precisely true! I really hate B_Viacom, SME, and UMG. - SweetPenny

22 Video Not Available On Mobile

Very pointless and stupid. I hate these

Someone take it off please

Why does thia even exist?

This sucks when you want to watch a music video and it doesn't work, the only way you could watch it is on computer or YouTube T.V. or video game app like videos unavailable on moble work on my ps3, and being unavailable I can only watch I got a feeling music video and I don't like the music video

23 Bad YouTubers

That's who we all have now, and we're getting more of them, even the best ones are turning into bad YouTubers.

24 Ridiculous Copyright rules

A YouTuber, Cosmodore, recently uploaded a video talking about Summer Camp Island. He used a few clips from the show, each were a few seconds long, and he got copyright notices for it. He later reupload the video, and by the way this happened just yesterday. - AliciaMae

I remember back in the early 2000's when you could get away with this stuff, like using other people's music in your videos or using a famous brand, nowadays doing that for even a few seconds will get you flagged for copyright

This is the reason why all the apps that were used to watch videos offline have stopped working. Stupid inconsiderate twats. - ThePwoperMuser101

25 The Video Takes A While To Load

I made an 8 minute video that took 50 minutes to upload - sadical

26 Misleading Thumbnails

No joke, I literally saw one video that which it's thumbnail was a picture of SpongeBob having anal sex with Princess Mindy. I clicked on it (I was just curious what the video was about. I'm not a pervert) and it had absolutely no sex in it at all.

Morgz made a video called “mailing myself in a box to tilted towers” and it was so obvious it was a green screen - sadical

27 "Message to the Haters" Videos

1: "People are hating my youtube channel! What do I do! "
2: "ignore th--" 3: "Make a video hating on them! "
1: "Brilliant idea 3! "
*1 proceeds to make a video, and gets more hate. never make these types of videos* - UnlawfulMatron

If you make a video like this, then that proves you take opinions too seriously.

The only "hater" around here is you, for "hating" on your "haters". Haterception.

People are allowed to have opinions on your channel. Not everyone is going to like it. Deal with it.

28 10 Year Old Bratty Girls Who Post Videos With Their Boyfriend

So specific

29 Pewdiepie Pewdiepie Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg (born October 24, 1989), better known by his online alias PewDiePie, is a Swedish web-based comedian video producer, and commentary channel. He is best known for his Let's Play commentaries and Vlogs on YouTube. He is known for being the most subscribed-to YouTuber on the website, ...read more.

Imagine hating PewDiePie in 2019. - BlueTelegraph

Sub to T Series - sadical

Untalented piece of crap YouTuber with the most stupidest fans ever!

At least he's gone.

30 Darude - Sandstorm

Most of the time when I ask that question on YouTube, that is the answer I get.

This meme is getting annoying. It's very overused and I don't see why it's still funny. Stop with this people. Please! - Userguy44

If they don't know real song name, then they don't need to reply with "Darude - Sandstorm"!

It's that simple. They ask for the song title, TELL THEM THE TITLE!

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31 Hateful Comments

I was a victim of the hateful comments thing myself, when I wasn't trying to be mean to someone on YouTube to tell them what I felt about how they're acting by clearly saying "not to be mean," before my response, the person then tried to argue with me as if I insulted or embarrassed him/her. (Then again I couldn't tell the person's gender because they had a anime profile picture)

I agree. I'm really starting to not like YouTube anymore, because it went from a bunch of weird, but funny viral videos, to non-stop drama, unoriginal and mostly unfunny videos, and people being rude, saying hurtful things like kill yourself! I actually had to delete one of my comments because people were still starting arguments with me after 2 months! So yeah. It's official! You are pretty much no longer allowed to voice your opinion unless the whole world agrees with it.

This makes me pissed off. What do you achieve with hating? - Userguy44

All these comments are just a bunch of whiny 12 year old pussies who hide behind the comfort of the internet because they don't have the balls to say that stuff in the real world

32 Bad Trending Content
33 Popular YouTubers are immune to Flagging

It is because people type in the word porno and flag and terminate all users that made the results

34 Trolls

How is angering someone fun, again? Try doing it in real life.

Trolls are stupid

Those are bad here too. - DCfnaf

How to spot a troll/hater

They have a Minecraft profile pic

They have no content on their channel

They have bad grammar

They tell you to go kill yourself and then they run away

35 Inappropriate Videos

Some thumbails are just downright porn.

What, do you want everything on the internet to be appropriate for kids? - SammySpore

Videos need to be safe to watch, those with profanity or sexual content can harm our minds and negatively influence us, this is especially our biggest problem with YouTube these days. - nelsonerica

And most of these are not age restricted. Luckily you can restrict your own videos but it’s an advanced setting

Yes, There are criminals out there that post bad images to YouTube.

36 Logan Paul Logan Paul Logan Alexander Paul is an American social media entertainer and actor. He first gained fame through videos shared on the internet video service Vine, in which the athletic Paul engages in physical comedy, including slapstick pratfalls and public splits.

Wow is it, you realise that this is the WORST thinning about youtube not the best.



37 Comments keep getting randomly disabled

I hate that they removed family comments it not the same anymore, it bothers me when I think I used to be able to comment on two family youtubers on my old youtube account and used to comment on one of them every video I watched until they removed them, even after deleting my account it still bothers me that the comments are gone, and can't see what people say, like a new house video on the day of this comment and I can't see what people think thanks to youtube, and in the future when another family youtuber gets a new house

I hate they did it On family videos it not the same without the comments and can't see people comments, not everyone going to put bad comments on family videos I don't know they wanted to disable comments on videos with kids, babies and teens

I HATE THIS - railfan99

38 Dumb Comments

I saw retarded comments on Joel's Vinesauce channel

One person confused Grand Theft Auto Vice City with Sonic Adventure

Another idiot confused Grand Theft Auto San Andreas's character Big Smoke with Bob Ross

And worse of all, they went along with those brain dead comments... - Gehenna

Comments of questions about who watches an old video in the current year is just simple and dumb. Well, it was fine for me the first when I saw someone ask it, but now I can find it on about every single old video with at least 1 mil views, and that's hella annoying!

Some comments that adventure time "fans" post on YouTube are sooo disrespectful!

Pseudo adventure time fans are very good at writing dumb comments on yotube...and not only there!

39 You Can No Longer Customize Your Channel

Actually, just go to BitView. VidLii is ruined. - GehennaTheSecond

Go to Vidlii and BitView. They have those mechanics - Gehenna

40 Getting Suspended for No Reason

And unless you have a billion views & subscribers, you're not getting your channel back.
If YouTube could care less about you, they definitely would.

41 Harsh Comments

The bane of my existance - DrayTopTens

Me: I don't like metal.
Random Person: KYS IDIOT! - Userguy44

Commenter: nice video! keep up the work!

commenter: (guys name who liked the comment) cursety curse swear swear swear hate hate hate

*everyone begins fighting*

42 Annoying Users
43 Cyberbullies

THIS is the soul reason why I think YouTube should have to approve comment. If it's mean/offensive it DOSE NOT get approved, or maybe they should just get rid of commenting all together? You would just be able to like/dislike videos. - MJfan119

And the worst part of it is YouTube doesn't seem to give a flying banana about them. :( - MJfan119

Comments should be moderated

44 Twerking Videos

Especially the one where Miley Cyrus does it - Stazemar000

45 TheAngryGrandpaShow

Why is Angry Grandpa on here? He shouldn't be on this list. - GehennaTheSecond

HEY! Angry Grandpa is awesome! This shouldn’t be on here - Ar0nT0pTeNz05

46 Popular annoying YouTube Partners

Onision, PewDiePie, Smosh, you name it.

47 YouTube Poop

YTP is hilarious m8. - BlueTelegraph

Why would anybody wanna watch this stuff? YouTube poop videos are equivalent to pornos and snuff films.

They're not suitable for work and probably not suitable for life.

Some could be done correctly, and at least have a story.
Others just think random is funny (which isn't) - UnlawfulMatron

48 Package Opening Videos

All they are is opening a package and play with it that is a waste of life

49 They Took Away Chat Rooms

They still have them, they are just hard to find

Yes, there was a time when YouTube actually had chat rooms, but they were taken away in 2010.

50 Video Is Not Available In Your Country

This is so dumb my favorite nhl team in my country streamed an event live, now the playback is blocked in canada, but lucky they put clips up from this, and 2 preseason games when my canada team vs coytes and other time when it both canada teams got blocked in canada this made me mad! Why block it in canada when probably 90% fans are from canada, they should of blocked it in like russia or sweeten or something but not in canada or usa

Well, that is one great example of being as a racist.

Oh my god! I absolutely HATE it when this happens! Why the hell does YouTube even have this every once in a while? That's something I'd like to know! - Stazemar000

I hear most videos aren’t available in Germany. - AliciaMae

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1. It's Not Good Anymore
2. The Comedy Is Gone
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1. 9-12 Year Olds Having Accounts
2. Google Buying YouTube in 2006
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