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Worst Corporations

The Top 100
Most Hated Companies

by Vaughn Aubuchon

Here is a Google survey of the Worst US Corporations, based upon a consensus of web pages. This list of companies is defined by a search on Google - "companyname sucks". Double quotes are used to get results for the exact phrase only.

This page is intended to inform individuals about US Companies that have the most complaints, as indexed by Google. The numbers of pages found have been rounded to the nearest thousand, for readability. I also hate AT&T - the country got rid of them once, and now they are back, doing worse things than they ever did before. Imprison all lobbyists.

Disclaimer

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Top 100 Hated Companies List
Rank
#
"Sucks"
Web Pages
Found
Jan. 17, 2009
Google
Search Term
"companyname sucks"
Note
"Sucks"
Web Pages
Found
May 5, 2009
1
126,000

Pay Pal + Paypal
(64K + 62K)

No customer sevice
Frozen accounts
Class action suit

26,000

2

77,000

AT&T + ATT
(71K + 6K)

Telecom - Hate 'em
Telemarketing
Phone tree from hell

14,000

3

58,000

Walmart + Wal-mart
(20K +38K)

Retail - Widely reported
Monopolistic
Employee treatment

29,000

4

54,000

Microsoft

No surprise here
Clueless in the extreme

91,000

5

53,000

e-bay + ebay
(27K + 26K)

Online auction

19,000

6

52,000

Google

Surprise to me - I like 'em.

27,000

7
46,000

Comcast

TV - I like 'em.

23,000

8

36,000

Apple

Computers - I like 'em.

75,000

9

33,000

AOL

ISP - Molasses

24,000

10

30,000

Ford

Autos

23,000

11

30,000

Sprint

Telecom

18,000

12

29,000

Fox

Fascist TV - Hate 'em.

33,000

13

28,000

Yahoo

Search Engine

25,000

14

28,000

Best Buy

Retail

18,000

15
28,000

Sony

Electronics, Movies

19,000

16

27,000

Dell

India call centers

54,000

17

22,000

ITT

Telecom

6,000

18

21,000

Verizon

Telecom

17,000

19

19,000

Fed-Ex + Fedex
(10K + 9K)

Delivery

7,000

20

19,000

Honda

Autos

10,000

21

15,000

UPS

Delivery

10,000

22

13,000

Gateway

Computer Manuf.

9,000

23

13,000

Intel

IC Manufacturer

11,000

24

13,000

Toyota

Autos

8,000

25
12,000

MSN

TV Network

10,000

26

12,000

Pepsi + Pepsico
(6K + 6K)

Soft Drinks

8,000

27

11,000

Allstate

Insurance

3,000

28

10,000

Amazon

Books

7,000

29

10,000

Disney

Entertainment

8,000

30
10,000

Nokia

Cell Phones

7,000

-

10,000

Starbucks

Coffee Shops

7,000

-

9,000

Fox News

TV News - Hate 'em.

8,000

-

9,000

HP

Electronics

9,000

-

9,000

Kmart + K-Mart
(3K + 6K)

Widely reported

5,000

35

9,000

NBC

TV Network

5,000

-

8,000

Home Depot

Retail - Home

5,000

-

7,000

AMD

IC Manufacturer

4,000

-

6,000

Bank of America

Bank - Hate 'em.

6,000

-

6,000

Cingular

Cell Phones

4,000

40
6,000

Circuit City

Electronics

2,000

-

6,000

Citibank

Bank

2,000

-

6,000

CNN

TV Network

6,000

-

6,000

DHL

Delivery

3,000

-

6,000

Subway

Fast Food

4,000

45
6,000

Target

Retail

4,000

-

6,000

Time-Warner

TV

62,000

-

5,000

DirecTV + Direct TV
(2K + 3K)

TV

2,000

-

5,000

Dodge

Autos

3,000

-

5,000

McDonalds

Fast food

4,000

50

5,000

Met Life + Metlife
(3K + 2K)

Insurance - Snoopy

5,000

40

60

150 - 450

150

50


Top 100 Hated Companies List (con't.)
Rank
#
"Sucks"
Web Pages
Found
Jan. 17, 2009
Google
Search Term
"companyname sucks"
Note
50

5,000

Met Life + Metlife
(3K + 2K)

Insurance - Snoopy

-

5,000

Sears

Retail

-

5,000

Viacom

Cable TV

-

5,000

Wikipedia

Internet

-

4,000

ABC

TV Network

55
4,000

Burger King

Fast Food

-

4,000

CBS

TV Network

-

4,000

Charter

Cable TV

-

4,000

Cox

TV

-

4,000

Delta

Airline

60
4,000

Gamestop

Video Games

-

4,000

Mitsubishi

Autos

-

4,000

United

Airline

-

4,000

Volvo

Autos

-

3,000

Acer

Computers

65

3,000

Blockbuster

Movies

-

3,000

BMW

Autos

-

3,000

Chrysler

Autos

-

3,000

Clear Channel

Cable TV

-

3,000

Motorola

Cell Phones

70

3,000

Samsung

Electronics

-

3,000

Toshiba

Electronics

-

3,000

Vizio

Electronics

-

2,000

American Airlines

Airline

-

2,000

American Express

Credit Cards

75
2,000

Capital One

Credit Card

-

2,000

Cisco

Servers

-

2,000

Dish Network

Satellite TV

-

2,000

Frys and Fry's

Retail

-

2,000

Gap

Clothing

80
2,000

IBM

Computers

-

2,000

McKesson

Health Care

-

2,000

Nissan

Autos

-

2,000

Oracle

Software

-

2,000

Radio Shack

Electronics

85
2,000

Sprint PCS

Cellular Phones

-

2,000

State Farm

Insurance

-

2,000

Subaru

Autos

-

2,000

Symantec

Software

-

2,000

Taco Bell

Fast Food

90
2,000

Wells Fargo

Bank

-

2,000

Whirlpool

Appliances

-

1,000

Aetna

Insurance

-

1,000

Chase Bank

Bank

-

1,000

Earthlink

ISP

95

1,000

Harley-Davidson

Motorcycle Manuf.

-

1,000

New York Times

Newspaper

-

1,000

Wachovia

Bank

-

1,000

Washington Mutual

Bank

All data is INSTANTLY verifiable by yourself.
Type "companyname sucks" into Google, WITH the quotes.
That's all there is to it.

To see data for bad banks, bad groups, bad individuals, bad locations and bad things, be sure to visit -
Who Sucks?

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150 - 450

Disclaimer
The opinions stated on this page are solely the opinions of the author.
All data was taken from Google Search on January 17, 2009.
Google is constantly changing this data over time. You may see different numbers.
This is NOT meant to be a comprehensive list - I randomly tried queries that popped into my head. I am sure that I have missed many others that may have thousands of complaints. Why don't YOU try checking a company that interests YOU? Have fun. Get some feedback.

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