Mark Slutsky has been archiving YouTube comments, but not the ones you might think:
“...I discovered that, secretly, the YouTube comment box had become the strangest and most wonderful place on the internet. A place that was fascinating, endlessly moving, and heartbreakingly human.”
I almost decided against linking to this article because, well, BuzzFeed—but it's so good I couldn't help myself. Do yourself a favor and check it out.