10 Most watched types of YouTube videosYouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California. The service was created by three former PayPal employees—Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim—in February 2005.It is now run by Google as the biggest shareholder in the company.
YouTube has made money for many millennials and older people by monetizing their videos based on the number of views they “collect”.Here is a list of Genres that are likely to get many views in a descending order10. Video game walkthroughs. Video gaming is a big part of the modern western culture, especially with millennials. Video gaming is seen as a means of getting away from all the hustles of everyday life to make time for one’s self.Bishop swap and Ruins escape are among some of the most viewed walkthroughs.
http://www.gameswalkthrough.net/Walkthroughs/Most-viewed9.Online Jobs videos.
“How to make money online.” Is one of the trending ways people “collect” views on YouTube. In today’s not so great economy, with unpredictable employment outcomes, especially for part-time workers, it is easy to see why these kinds of videos make such waves on the internethttps://www.
youtube.com/watch?v=3n3EoVnPW148. Inspirational videos. I also call them “how to better yourself” videos. They are 8th on my list because of the impact they apparently have had on some millennials according to a research I am still conducting. Jordan Peterson is one of the popular figures in this field, which over a million views on average of his videos.
https://www.youtube.com/user/JordanPetersonVideos7. Item rating videos or as I like to call them, “top 10” videos. These kinds of videos have varied amounts of views ranging from a few 100s to millions depending on the products being rated.Watch mojo is one of the top dogs on this list as most of their videos have close to 5 million viewshttps://www.youtube.com/user/WatchMojo6.
Health tip videos. These are mostly allegedly viewed by the elderly, however, there is very little evidence to support that claim. That doesn’t stop these kinds of videos from “collecting” views though.Benenden Health arguably rates among the top ten health videos on youtube.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkzN7k-iLS0lnEx7ndFWU8A5. Money making video game videos. Apparently, people like to make money playing. This is why such videos that promise to show u how to make money playing video games have so many views.AWE me has a video that has over 1 million views on this topic.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibuRVqKJ1BQ4. I call them “taunting videos.” These are videos made to make fun of people. Especially “SJWs” or “snowflakes”. These kinds of videos get many views.Turns out people like to watch others be made fun of.
Meme kid has a video on feminism cringes that has close to 5 million views.https://www.youtube.
com/watch?v=8Y7L_q65jrE3.Prank videos. These kinds of videos make millions of views easily. It has something to do with the fact that humans are morbidly curious.
Seeing other humans in distress seems to be a fun thing for many people.Fail army’s top ten pranks of 2012 is one of such videos. It has almost 50 million views.
https://www.youtube.com/user/failarmy2.Debates. In this day and age where politics has become part of the daily lives of everyone on the planet, it comes as no surprise as to why some of the most viewed videos on youtube are videos of debates.Fakeengineer has a video on a political commentator called Ben Shapiro.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OqzN0nqiJyQ1.Conservative videos have taken roots on the most viewed videos on youtube lately, with a channel like Prager U taking a spot on this listhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7VBAEJlR4pk