Worst Types of YouTube Videos


The Top Ten

1 Click Bait

It's super annoying, same with click bait titles or thumbnails - trains45

Fish: sees a bait

bait: boring

fish:sees a very hot fish bait

*fish gets the bait and gets pulled up*

Clickbait videos are destroying YouTube - ElSherlock

Obviously the worst. Why does everybody have the urge to click on a video that has a misleading thumbnail? - Target

2 Unboxing

The only unboxing channel I like it Luna Lily. - XxembermasterxX

Sometimes I watch them and they are not bad, I like Banana's Mom because she does Lalaloopsy unboxing videos. - andrewteel

"Oh wow, I wonder what it's gonna be! "

Why do they act surprised when they bought it 99% of the time?

I hate those. - Luckys

3 Minecraft videos

You can't say that in 2019 or your a dead man

Seriously, no one wants to watch a boring 15 minute video of someone playing Minecraft, Minecraft isn't even that cool, also the people that make these videos are mostly annoying 9 year olds with terrible audio and ear bleeding voices, who scream every time they die. also why do the people who make these videos think they're so cool? Just because you built an automatic door or something isn't that big of a deal, to all the people who make videos of them playing Call of Duty, Minecraft or any game, no one wants to hear you constantly call yourself a badass, cause anyone can do what you just did, I really wish videos of people playing video games would just disappear from YouTube

Yeah, automatic doors only require very little knowledge and if they find a diamond while mining, earplugs ready - MChkflaguard_Yt

Worse than virus links, death pranks, and bully videos combined. All videos that feature minecrapt at all should be deleted and their makers should be sent to the moon, leaving them to reflect for eternity on how their crimes were sins upon humanity and disgraces to their very souls. Minecraft is responsible for over 20,000 diseases, of which 3,500 are terminal. Minecraft pollutes every part of the internet it touches, and is responsible for over half of today's global warming. Minecraft was responsible for 90% of all crime plots since 1824. And Minecraft players never leave the toilet seat down and drive alone in the carpool lane.

Woah dude calm down
You are the most toxic hater I've ever seen
Even Justin Bieber doesn't deserve so much hate - NickVog

I like minecraft

4 Reactions

Some people are working hard to learn a song on an instrument and upload a cover or even a tutorial. Others remaster songs themselves and fix bad production. Who does not have talent/time for either can still help a lot of people by making a video with lyrics on screen. The last group of people can get away with wiggling eyebrows and nodding. - Alkadikce

Some are good, but most of them don't have anything interesting to say. - RogerMcBaloney

Reaction videos are the best kind of videos (in my opinion) - Luckys

Terrible. Adds no substance to the video and gets money of it

5 Spiderman and Elsa

They give Elsa and Spider Man a bad name! Should be number 1. - RavenclawGeekGirl

The most harmful out of all the things on the list. Should be number 1.

I’m not looking forward to Frozen 2 now... - IceBearRules

Targeted to young children, but contains LOTS of inappropriate content.

6 Toy Collectors

I seriously hate these videos. They give Disney and Marvel bad names and they trash their reputations.

Horrible! The worst is stuff like Ryan's world.

YT: Ryanstoyrewievs is getting his own nickelodeon show!
I will never see Youtube the same way again... - mcdonalds_sucks

These videos suck I hate the channels like Disney car toys and Disney collector here's why these channels suck Disney car toys does skits with Barbie dolls and owns like 5000 dolls and most of their videos are about frozen. Disney collector is obsessed with peppa pig and this is her intro for surprise egg videos with frozen eggs " Hey guys Disney collector here with 25 toy surprises including 3 egg surprises from the movie frozen and 5 play doh egg surprises SUCH CRAP

7 Make-up tutorials

Only Plan's videos are good sucks that she left. - XxembermasterxX

Annoying and overrated - LightningStrike

Make up is boring. I want to see a gaming video!

I am no beauty expert, but I know from experience that just because your'e a female doesn't mean people should take makeup tips from you. Hell, some videos will make your friends think you got a job at the circus rather than going to prom.

8 Anime Reviewers
9 Feminist Videos

Those stupid women think were not important! I swear they're so annoying

Yeah I hate these because they think we are some separate species.

Xaxaxaxaxa! Thanks so much for anyone eho added this to the list! (I am talking about the man hating, bad feminism, not the true, good feminism). They deserve that for hating man. Sorry if I carried away a little. - BorisRule

SJW videos.

10 Mundane tasks

Do I need to explain - VenomousCrow

How to pick up a controller:
1. Pick it up with your feet
2. Handstand towards the window.
3. Put it down.
4. Throw it out the window with your hands.

3 words: HOW TO BASIC

The Contenders

11 Prank Videos

Bro it's a prank see I pretended to kill him so it's a funny joke

In the words of SpongeBob: "They're actors." - UnlawfulMatron

Should be in the top 10 - christangrant

They are so fake and unoriginal - tatumsmiley

12 Music videos


Unlike a lot of these on here, you CAN make these right. Biggest issue is that you'll see the worst songs on your recommended list for no reason!

It depends on the artist who makes it - christangrant

What? I love Music Videos! - Neonco31

13 Vlogs

Emma Chamberlain sucks. - Luckys

You talk on the camera about depression... THE END! - BlooPer

Seriously, all you do is film your daily schedule and what goes on in your life. That's not entertainment, that's called wasting 30 minutes of your life

Come on, I don't want to see people get 1000 views just from showing us every second they are awake.

14 Nightcore

All of these channels should be exterminated. - XxembermasterxX

Setting the track speed to 1.25, a feature made readily available by YouTube at the push of a button, is considered 'amazing' by thousands. It's clickbait, low-effort and over-glorified. In many cases, the Nightcore version of a song will receive more praise than the original. You heard right, in many cases, the person who set the track speed to 1.25, again, a feature made readily available by YouTube at the push of a button, is credited more than the actual original artists. Imagine how they must feel. Then there are the fans who blindly follow this trend, regarding it as amazing and treating like trash anyone who would think otherwise.

How to make a Nightcore video:
1. Speed up a song unnecessarily
2. Slap a picture of an anime girl on it
3. Profit

Nightcore channels usually don't monetize their videos due to fear of copyright infringement. - styLIShT

There's nightcore backyardigans videos. There's one with an actual picture of what the backyardigans would look like if they were humans. - Ilovestephanie

15 GoAnimate

Every type GoAnimate video ever:

Grounded Videos: Some random person (Usually a made up character or a little kids show character) saying what they are going to do. (It can be something really bad or something really stupid) Then, the laugh for 2 seconds the do the thing they said they were going to do. Then their parents find out what they have been doing and the ground them for some time.(The parent usually says they are grounded for something like 1304897... years and it takes 3 minutes just for the parent to say that number) Then the character who did that thing cries while running to their room.

Rants: Some GoAnimate user saying that some show or video game sucks and doesn't come up with any actual reasons for it being bad. They usually go like this: This more like poopy this. This show/video game sucks. Do you know who likes this, (A character that they hate) Do you know who hates this (Themselves or a character that they like) End or rant.

Dead meat videos: ...more

Goanimate isn't that bad. It's actually pretty funny. It is only the stupid people for making unoriginal ideas. The life without parents thing is actually a thriller. Stop being so biased if you never seen goAnimate.

"Making videos out of dora and caillou" is for losers

The Backyardigans enough said. - Ilovestephanie

16 Trend Videos

The videos that make it under YouTube's "Trending" tab are almost always garbage.

The cancer of youtube - TheLegend28

These videos are some of the worst cheap attempts to get views - christangrant

17 Fanrage

Let's face it: These kids are dumb. - VenomousCrow

18 You Laugh You Lose Videos

Rename it to "Try not to get bored" then it will be an actual challenge. - UnlawfulMatron

Just laugh anyway, they're outdated - PancakePoyoPoyo

19 Scary Pop-Ups/Screamers

I think their funny

I hate screamers not because I'm scared of them but because they are a cheap attempt to scare someone and even worse now big budget movies use them - christangrant

These guys need to be at the top rather than Spot 12.

They are misleading, pranks, and rely on clickbait. The only reason these are done is for reactions.

What is a screamer, you ask? A screamer is a video with a clickbait title such as 'Where's Waldo? ', 'What's wrong with this picture? ' or 'talking puppy! ' Often, they have low volume at first, causing you to turn up your volume, and/or small text to make you go fullscreen. They also try to get you to focus on the screen. Around the midway point in the video, or around the end, after all the soothing music and the aforementioned tactics, an EAR-SPLITTING SCREAM will suddenly play, often accompanied with a scary picture, such as a zombie or a possessed woman.

There are literally WikiHow tutorials on how to identify and avoid screamers. All they are is cheap jumpscares designed to frighten you. If you have certain conditions or are easily scared, these can have LASTING EFFECT on you.

In short, look up the ...more

Oh yes. Look, a car video- OHLAWDNO

20 Drama Videos

Verlisify in a nutshell

Pimpnite, Shofu, and Poketips in a nutshell.

21 Call of Duty videos

Oh hi exility - B1ueNew

22 Plush Videos
23 Challenge Videos
24 Vine Compilations

Vine is never dead
And disco is never ever EVER dead!
Vhs is never dead
Betamax is never dead
And laserdisc is never dead
And 80s pop is never dead either

Vine is dead.


25 Clash Royale Videos

It’s literally just clickbait

10 minute clickbaited videos on people just opening chests and playing the game. - Moorefamval

26 Fetish Videos

These videos are disgusting - ElSherlock

27 News shows

If you want to watch the news, WATCH THE NEWS! - VenomousCrow

Oh god yes - christangrant


28 Trollbait

The kind of stuff Coppercab does - VenomousCrow

29 Roblox Videos

Roblox youtubers are terrible. EXAMPLE: AhmetAga (a Turkish Roblox Youtuber) he steals thumbnails from; gamingwithkev, dantdm, denis, pals and almost EVERY SINGLE ROBLOX YOUTUBER. plus (if you are turkish you will understand) he makes clickbait videos like: ROBLOXUN SONU MU GELİYOR? (IS ROBLOX GOING TO END? ) title is this but the hole video is just him playing games and that's it. LOL.

30 Inaccurate Videos
31 Countries rant video

Why are toy collectors above country rant videos? Toy collector videos are supposed to appeal to younger audience or people who still like toys and these videos are just plain racist and they're a lot of japan rant videos. Mostly because of anime (and no I don't hate japan or any country)

The people who do this don't put forth reasonable arguments at all. Horrible - styLIShT

These video are offensive and rasict. I found a woman on youtube and her name bananashark72. She was rasict and a hypocrites. She hates on japan. Seriously people hating on a country. Were all the same. Doesn't matter if were black, whit or the skin color. Were all the same.

32 Kids that try to make music videos but can't

Or adults like jake paul

Sydney McGee's "Lit Right Now"... - Qryzx

These kids all think they can make music videos but what turns out is a seizure enduring video with crappy music and quality.

Misha, Jojo, MattyB, and Jacob all need to stop making music. - Popsicles

33 Click n The description for "free Hd videos

Don't do it. It's a virus.

34 Weeaboos
35 Gaming

Yeah, What’s the point of watching somebody else playing a game when you can just play the game yourself - Ar0nT0pTeNz05

All you do is watch someone playing a game for 10 minutes and listening to someone saying random things. You can't react to him or learn something from these videos SO WHAT IS THE POINT? - MChkflaguard_Yt

Watching someone play a video game is kind of like watching sports. You do it for entertainment. - imnothere

When you can play a game, why watch someone else play it and hear their ear-bleeding voices? You will not even learn stuff(even those related to the game)from these videos. - MChkflaguard_Yt

36 Grounded Videos

"I love watching Caillou and Dora get grounded which they are hilarious"


There's too many of them - ElSherlock

I love watching Caillou and Dora get grounded which they are hilarious - andrewteel

I used to find these videos entertaining, but now I don't know why. All the video's about is some kid getting grounded, usually a baby show character. They are nauseatingly predictable and either the character gets grounded for something as futile and unimportant like farting in the store, or something completely illegal and outlandish like destroying a city. The punishments are basically abuse and don't get me started with behavior card day videos or punishment day videos! - SmashPrincess

37 Disturbing Videos
38 People With Go Pros

So basically you guys think that people with GoPros suck? I mean I have a GoPro.

39 Cringe Compilations

Basically bullying.

40 Dank Meme Compilations

Never watched that trash but for what I believe is they are unoriginal.

They might have shrek in them.

They're old. Let them die.

They are stale.

1 Comment
41 Stupid Challenges

They want to go to heaven or hell.

Why the hell are they this stupid?!

42 AMV's

This has turned some of my favourite electronic tracks into a bunch of cringey bullcrap. - MChkflaguard_Yt

Most of them are just pointless, dull and creative.

I like AMVs but I hate when they make them by picking a random song and just add it with some clips that don't go with the lyrics - Iamcool

43 Nerds

So your saying the Angry Video Game Nerd is bad? Well your wrong - christangrant

44 Toys in Japan Videos

They're better than any of these videos on this list sadly. - UnlawfulMatron

45 Story Time

Some are funny, like Scrubs for example, but aside from that, pretty boring. - RogerMcBaloney

46 Fortnite Videos

I am so tired of everyone making Fortnite videos. I hate that game so much.

I'm tired of you the top tens users keep nagging and complaining all the time

(I like fortnite and mario don't judge me)

Go to number one. If I ever see a damn loot llama again I will die.
- TheDuttyGyal

Ali-A - B1ueNew

1 Comment
47 ASMR Videos

So. Tonight is the return, of the beloved, Lip Smacking *pop pop pop*
Basically ASMR Videos
Bonus points if you can guess who that is - BigTree

48 Sparta Remixes

Whoever put this is on here doesn't realize the meme has been dead for over half a decade.

49 Sponsored Videos

No I don't want to buy any controllers with skins. I want to watch a video.

50 Diss Tracks

Except that B! tch Lasagna is pretty cool.

8Load More
PSearch List

Related Lists

Most Annoying Types of People That Comment On YouTube Videos Top Ten Best Types of YouTube Videos Most Annoying YouTube Video Types Types of Comments Likely to Be Found in YouTube Music Videos Best YouTube Videos

List Stats

600 votes
97 listings
5 years, 74 days old

Top Remixes (11)

1. Countries rant video
2. Gaming
3. Kids that try to make music videos but can't
1. Trend Videos
2. Click Bait
3. Scary Pop-Ups/Screamers
1. Anime Reviewers
2. Call of Duty videos
3. Challenge Videos

View All 11

Error Reporting

See a factual error in these listings? Report it here.