The author of this piece does a great job examining a phenomenon I saw on YouTube when searching for other material: these algorithmic, mass-produced crap videos aimed at kids. I haven’t seen the worst of them, either.
The algorithmic systems, not the author, are channeling Lovecraft [or Cthulhu, rather] by creating whatever the algorithms ask for.
You cannot read this piece and just focus on the videos included here. You need to see the big picture, which the author also mentions.