Website review by
Susan Yudt, Common Sense Media
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Video-sharing site has adult content, nasty users.

Parents say

age 17+
Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 17+
Based on 5 reviews

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Positive Messages

Racist, misogynist, and anti-gay slurs, e.g. "fat bitch," "faggot," "when dumb idiots vote you get a black man for president." The site's idea of "humor" is people getting hurt or humiliated, or women being objectified. Users mock each other and the people in the videos, often hatefully, e.g. "F-ing whore: die!"


Tons of videos aof people getting hurt in sports, stunts, and fights. Iraq videos show shooting and bombing, and some games depict murder or torture.


There's a whole section dedicated to "spicy photos" that show bare breasts. Some videos contain nudity and sex acts. One contains a realistic-looking sex toy. There are links to porn sites.


Lots of cursing and sexual slang in videos and comments.


Lots of ads, links to outside sites (including porn sites), and sponsored content. Users can win money by submitting videos, photos, or games.

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

There are ads for booze, and one section of the site is sponsored by Rolling Rock beer. Some videos show people rolling joints and smoking pot.

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that teens shouldn't go anywhere near this popular video-sharing site even though users as young as 13 can register to create a profile, upload photos and video, and post comments. Yes, there are some G-rated videos that are fine for kids of all ages, but despite the community guidelines that caution against excessive cursing, dissing, and hate speech, all of these abound in the comments -- particularly misogynist, racist, and homophobic insults that are sometimes tinged with violence. A majority of the so-called funny videos show people getting hurt or humiliated. Some videos include sex acts, and there's a whole section of "spicy photos" with bare-breasted women. Users might also stumble across links to porn sites. There's also a lot of advertising and sponsored content, including from companies that sell alcohol.

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Parent of an infant, 2, 4, 7, and 11-year-old Written bylindsey678 February 2, 2011

BAD PARENTS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

IF YOU LET A KID 14 AND UNDER GO ON THIS WEBSITE THEN YOU ARE A BAD PARENT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Parent Written byCooldee May 17, 2010

For men ages 17 and up!

Keep younger children younger than 17 form viewing this website! is very bad!
Teen, 17 years old Written byhorrormovieandsiteby September 4, 2012

inprope site

break is full of sex swearing and other crap horny men like
Teen, 14 years old Written byqueenofrandom01 August 3, 2010

What's it about?

BREAK.COM is a video-sharing site that purports to be a "cutting edge community" for "men 15-35." Users can create a profile, upload photos and videos, and post comments. The site's videos, photos, and games come from users, editors, and content partners. Popular themes include sex ("Two Girls Kissing"), humiliation ("Trapped in an Elevator...with Diarrhea"), and pain (tons of Jackass-type stunts gone wrong). Users can win money for submitting videos that make the cut.<

Is it any good?

Some of the videos are pretty funny (if racy), like "Sex Toy Helicopter Interrupts Speech," and there are even a few cute, G-rated clips like "Panda Sneeze Attack." But most of the so-called funny videos are only "funny" if you enjoy watching people getting hurt or humiliated. And what's really not funny are all the comments about "towelheads," "whores," "faggots," etc. -- and the fact that the site doesn't seem to do much to stop them. Forget the target age range -- is definitely not for teens.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about how being anonymous online can bring out the worst in people. Why do some people seem to enjoy one-upping each other with hateful remarks? What's "funny" about watching someone get hurt or embarrassed? Who is the audience for this type of "entertainment"?

Website details

  • Genre: Video Sites
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Last updated: June 19, 2019

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