HowToBasic is an Australian YouTube comedy channel that is part of the Fullscreen network, with over 16 million subscribers. The creator of the videos does not speak or show his face, and remains anonymous. The channel primarily features bizarre and destructive visual gags disguised as how-to tutorials. The channel first gained popularity in 2013.
As of May 2021, HowToBasic has over 16.5 million subscribers, making it the 5th biggest Australian YouTube channel. The channel's estimated net worth is US$2 million as of February 2018.
The channel was briefly suspended on two occasions: once in 2014 and again in late 2015 on presumed violations of YouTube's policy on misleading content. Soon after each time, the channel was restored, and suspension lifted
The Janoskians (Just another name of silly kids in another nation) are a YouTube comedy group from Melbourne, Australia, The group consists of elder brother Beau Brooks, twins Luke and Jai Brooks, and friends Daniel Sahyounie and James Yammouni. Yammouni left in 2016.
The Janoskians have avid fans known as 'Janoskianators'. Their videos include performing gross out humor and pranks on non-consenting members of the public as well as each other, mockumentaries, dares and skits.
In August 2018, the Janoskians took a break from YouTube. However, As of January 2021 they are back but currently only Beau Brooks (oldest member) is posting videos.