Worst Types of YouTube Videos


The Top Ten

1 Click Bait

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

The problem with YouTube is that it has encouraged users to use CLICK BAIT to get more views and money. IT EVEN BENEFIT YOUTUBE TOO. Because of this, click bait is EVERYWHERE, and I almost never get to see a great honest video anymore.

I hate these types of videos so much... - wrests

Here's an example of a Click Bait videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch? v=TmnDdyenxP0, https://www.youtube.com/watch? v=6XNLbkI5keI

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2 Unboxing

What would you rather do? Feel the satisfaction from opening something yourself, or watching do it? Yeah, I though so. - VenomousCrow

Honestly theirs only one way to make a good unboxing video if it's a mystery box of randoms items and the person who makes the video doesn't know whats inside - christangrant

Is unboxing even a word? Anyway, its boring watching spoiled people getting free things and bragging about it.

Title- Unboxing Toy
Video- Hey I'm getting spoiled to get even more spoiled!

This especially sucks when it's the kids! DAMN CANCER

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3 Minecraft videos

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

These videos are for 6 year old kids who think minecraft is the best game ever. Well, they don't know what The Legend of Zelda: The Ocarina of Time is.

Not to be racist or anything, but what's with this sudden rise of British Minecraft YouTubers? - BlueTopazIceVanilla

Everything is better than minecraft! Even murder is better than this piece of poop that "called" itself "minecraft"

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4 Reactions

All these guys do is just sit on their butts and watch a video. The worst part is that they get thousands of views from it. They literally just decide that watching someone watching a viral video is way better than watching it yourself. In fact, most reactionists say things that aren't even funny and sometimes they say absolutely nothing the whole time and just make some weird face expressions on occasions.

These are possibly the most unoriginal and uncreative videos on the site. It's ridiculous how many views and money someone can get just for reacting to a video someone else put time and effort into when reaction videos take no effort at all. They are completely boring and most of the time the person reacting barely does anything! Most of them just laugh or go "oh my god" every 5 seconds. YouTube is getting worse everyday.

All they do is watch videos and steal original content from popular youtubers like Pewdiepie for example. The worst part is, this is what society has come to?! Some reaction channels like Reaction Time or Skyviewray, make a living off of watching videos and occasionally laugh or say something stupid every 2 minutes! More than half of the time they just silently watch videos with a stupid blank expression on their faces!

All they react to nowadays is SML

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5 Spiderman and Elsa

The worst part is that they're aimed towards 5 year olds. Some of these videos are innocent despite being weird, but others are downright gross, creepy, sexual or violent. - RaccoonCartoon

How are these popular? And why isn't this higher on the list?

Probably cause the most popular character for young girls is Elsa and for young boys spiderman - Tyoshi

Yep some of it people actually put work into to make it nice for kids but others are just time wasting garbage

Fanfictions come to life. - naFrovivuS

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6 Mundane tasks

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.

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7 Fanrage

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

8 Vine Compilations

Vine is dead.


9 You Laugh You Lose Videos

So outdated and unfunny. It's more of a challenge to LAUGH watching these. - RaccoonCartoon

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

Just laugh anyway, they're outdated - PancakePoyoPoyo

10 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

Look at actual music (1960-1970) and you will see how music is done in void :D

The Newcomers

? Clash Royale Videos

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

The Contenders

11 Make-up tutorials

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.

Boring, I want to watch videos about cartoons and animes.

I hate these videos. - RaccoonCartoon

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12 Scary Pop-Ups/Screamers

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

Oh yes. Look, a car video- OHLAWDNO

SPOOKS - UnlawfulMatron

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.

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13 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

Caillou pulls the fire alarm and gets grounded, Caillou fails school and gets grounded...that's about it. Oh, and to all you GoAnimate kids, please for the love of God learn to animate properly while you're thinking of a more original story. - Entranced98

Please just use a real animating site! No, actually, don't. We don't need to see your garbage. - RaccoonCartoon

I’m happy that the goanimate community is dead. Really betters the content on YouTube. - yullfuhgetabowtme

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14 Prank Videos

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

Should be in the top 10 - christangrant

They are so fake and unoriginal - tatumsmiley

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

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15 Vlogs

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.

Hey guys heres 10 minutes of what I did today! I ate a sandwich and played minecraft! - BigTree

Video titles: Walking in a forest, finding a dead deer!

Runtime: 34:29

Thumbnail appearance: A cheesy picture of the youtubers face with a scared expression and a “dead deer” laying in the grass with a puddle of blood under it, there are no actual wounds to be found on the deers corpse.

30:12 of the video is just the YouTube going into a store and walking around his house.

4:17 minutes is walking in the forest with the camera pointed at the youtubers face, finds a dead deer but doesn’t even show it on camera.

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16 News shows

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

Oh god yes - christangrant


17 Trollbait
18 Nightcore

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

Probably the worst in my opinion. - Brobusky

My friend love it.
i say they are just music videos that have a high pitch and speed. - PancakePoyoPoyo

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19 Trend Videos

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

The cancer of youtube - TheLegend28


Really, screw these videos. - RaccoonCartoon

20 Drama Videos

Worst. 1 Word. - RaccoonCartoon

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1. Trend Videos
2. Click Bait
3. Scary Pop-Ups/Screamers
1. Nightcore
2. Reviews
3. Prank Videos
1. Spiderman and Elsa
2. You Laugh You Lose Videos
3. Vine Compilations

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