YouTube seems to carry strict rules at least when it comes to copyrights and nudity.
In the area of violence and things that are just plain disgusting they are either somewhat more lenient or their monitoring system needs a serious upgrade!
Here are five disturbing trends that aren’t exactly new but still can be found all over the site.
5. Asian Viral Make Up
These are the most extreme makeovers you will ever see in your life.
A fascinating yet grotesque serious of steps where some fairly unattractive people turn themselves into Anime dolls!
Watching the before and afters can be addictive! Especially when you are not sure if there should have even been an “after”?
Just beware online daters, what you see may not be what you get!
4. Fire Challenge
Get famous by pouring flammable liquids on your chest and see if you can burn longer then the last idiot who did it!
Yes, water is often near by. But the odds of this going horribly wrong, being extremely painful and leaving permanent scarring…
This 12 year old burned over 49% of her body and sadly tells the tale to warn others of the danger of the YouTube fire challenge.
In another case a woman set her young stepson on fire by pouring rubbing alcohol on him. She told him it was all going to be “a game”.
These videos were supposed to be banned but I easily found quite a few!
3. Roof Toppers
These freak me out, they should be banned but I am still guilty of watching them.
There are no harnesses, safety nets or trick photography.
These deadly stunts are usually done by Russian teens posing for selfies on the edge of skyscrapers.
Many have lost their balance and plunged to an early and senseless death.
A young Chinese man by the name of Wu Yongning accepted one of these challenges. He needed to earn $11,000 to pay for his wedding.
His final footage can still be seen on YouTube where his hands slip as he does daring press ups off the edge of a 62 story building.
2. The Dark Web
You Tube can be a perfect website for creepy bed time stories told in an equally creepy monotone recounting “real” experiences on the dark web
The moral of the story generally being don’t mess with the dark web or they will track your IP address and kill you!
The movie “Hostel” was apparently based upon this concept.
Writer Eli Roth claims he was told about a website which charged $10,000 to go to Thailand and shoot a stranger in the head for sport.
Roth didn’t know if the site was real and said
Apparently he was thinking about it otherwise he wouldn’t have been inspired to write an entire script about it!
Australian pedophile Peter Scully became infamous for using the dark web for financial gains to display his truly disgusting content.
1. Pimple Spotting
I have only have two things to say on this topic. How heinously gross and how bored can people possibly be?
It is a fine art of observation when you sit and watch other people pop their own pimples …