Popular Opinion Brands That Changed Your Life For The Better  

Logan Rapp
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List Rules Only brands that have actually improved the quality of your life through their products. Vote those that have had the most positive impact.

It may sound weird to say that a brand or a company has had a profound impact on your life, but for many, it's absolutely true. Over the years, private companies have created products that deeply change the way we navigate through and enjoy life. From actual physical things to digital products, these companies have found the sweet spot and have figured out how to actually improve our lives. These are all companies that people associate with helpfulness and efficiency, rather than the negative connotations that corporations sometimes come with. This list seeks to rank the most loved brands - those that are improving our lives and changing the world. 

When Apple debuted the iPhone and the concept of a "convergence device," it changed the way we looked at our phones. Now, the actual phone portion of it is almost secondary to everything else a smartphone can do. Google and Facebook have completely changed the way we find things, the way we interact with people, and they way we consume media. Amazon has definitely changed the way that we shop. This is only a fraction of the list, and yet we already know immediately that these brands have changed the way we live on a daily basis. 

So take a look at this list of beloved brands and vote up the ones you love the mos.! Has IKEA made your apartment a much more inviting home? Has Netflix disrupted the way you watch TV or movies? Did LEGO, Mattel, and Nintendo improve your childhood? Let the world know by voting up the brands that have improved your life.

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list ordered by
1
991 118
Google is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Brands That Changed Your Life For The Better
Search Engine Marketing, Advertising, Software
2
739 198
Netflix is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Brands That Changed Your Life For The Better
Online shopping, Video Tape and Disc Rental, Streaming media
3
670 202
Amazon.com is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Brands That Changed Your Life For The Better
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses, Retail, Online service provider
4
593 370
Apple is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Brands That Changed Your Life For The Better
5
540 236
The Walt Disney Company is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Brands That Changed Your Life For The Better
Mass media, Media, Motion Picture and Video Production
6
266 45
YouTube is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Brands That Changed Your Life For The Better
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
7
592 221
Microsoft Corporation is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Brands That Changed Your Life For The Better
Consumer electronics, Software, Publishing
8
502 377
Facebook is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Brands That Changed Your Life For The Better
Social Network
9
457 244
LEGO is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Brands That Changed Your Life For The Better
Toy
10
449 199
Sony Corporation is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Brands That Changed Your Life For The Better
Consumer electronics, Motion Picture and Video Production, Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
11
493 198
Nintendo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Brands That Changed Your Life For The Better
Consumer electronics, Video game, Interactive entertainment
12
341 290
eBay is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Brands That Changed Your Life For The Better
Online shopping, Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portal, Business Services
13
324 206
Heinz is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Brands That Changed Your Life For The Better
Food Manufacturing, Food processing, Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
14
288 284
HBO is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Brands That Changed Your Life For The Better
Cable television
15
380 216
Coca-Cola is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Brands That Changed Your Life For The Better
Beverages
16
294 254
Costco is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Brands That Changed Your Life For The Better
Retail, All Other General Merchandise Stores, Miscellaneous General Merchandise Stores
17
304 215
Kellogg's is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Brands That Changed Your Life For The Better
Food processing, Grain and Oilseed Milling
18
326 231
Target is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Brands That Changed Your Life For The Better
19
322 251
Nike, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Brands That Changed Your Life For The Better
Fashion accessory, Sports equipment, Clothing
20
230 167
Swiss Army knife is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Brands That Changed Your Life For The Better
21
214 367
Planned Parenthood is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Brands That Changed Your Life For The Better
22
203 176
Pepsi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Brands That Changed Your Life For The Better
RobLein added Food Manufacturing, Beverages
23
273 225
Subway is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Brands That Changed Your Life For The Better
Restaurant, Fast food
24
135 122
Walmart is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Brands That Changed Your Life For The Better
AddWilson added Department store, Retail, Variety Stores
25
236 212
Visa Inc. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Brands That Changed Your Life For The Better
Financial Services