View & organize comments

View comments on videos

To view comments on a video, just scroll down the video's page. Replies are threaded to make it easy to follow conversations. All comments on YouTube are public and anyone can reply to a comment that you post.

If you see a comment that you think is inappropriate, you can flag it as spam or abuse. If you're a creator, you can also use the comment moderation tools to manage comments on your videos.

Change what comments show first

On the web, you can change how comments show under a video. Just use the drop-down menu to choose Top comments or Newest comments:

  • Top comments first: Show comments in a ranked view that highlights comments such as those from the video creator, comments generating discussion from the viewers, and comments that have been voted up by the community.
  • Newest comments first: Show the most recent comments at the top.

Note: YouTube apps for Android and iOS don't yet support all comment features. For example, sorting by most recent comments is not available in the Android app.

We're working on updating the apps, but in the meantime, you can sign in to the YouTube mobile website from your device's browser to like or dislike comments.

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