Change.org

  • Change.org Introduces Change Politics, Helping Voters Make Informed Choices on Election Day

    Change.org Introduces Change Politics, Helping Voters Make Informed Choices on Election Day

    Change.org, founded in 2007, long ago became the go-to place for people wanting to capture the attention of corporate giants, as well as for local activists looking to effect change in their communities. Indeed, the San Francisco-based company now counts 130 million registered users around the globe – 35 million of them in the U.S. – and 30,000 campaigns are launched every month… Read More

  • Dropping Protections For Internet Platforms Will Result In Greater Harm Crunch Network

    Dropping Protections For Internet Platforms Will Result In Greater Harm

    Online harassment is a serious problem for every member of the online community, including companies like Change.org. While the majority of petitions are deeply inspiring stories of people power, we occasionally get a sobering reminder of the worst of the Internet when we see petitions calling for acts of suicide, or petitions used by students to bully their classmates. We also hear… Read More

  • With $15M From Omidyar And 35M+ Users, Change.org Wants To Prove Socially-Minded Startups Can Attract Big Numbers

    With $15M From Omidyar And 35M+ Users, Change.org Wants To Prove Socially-Minded Startups Can Attract Big Numbers

    Change.org got its start in 2007 as a social network for non-profits. For years, growth was slow for the fledgling social action platform, but, over the last year, that changed dramatically. Change.org has grown from six million users in early 2012 to more than 35 million users today, and, as a result, has become one of the largest and fastest growing of its kind. Read More

  • Change.org Hits 10 Million Members, Now The “Fastest-Growing Social Action Platform On The Web”

    Change.org Hits 10 Million Members, Now The “Fastest-Growing Social Action Platform On The Web”

    Change.org launched in 2007 as a social networking site for non-profits. Today, the site looks quite a bit different and has morphed into a petition platform that wants to empower activists around the world through what it calls “people-powered campaigns.” While the site only grew rather slowly in its early years, it’s on a tear now. According to Change.org’s own data… Read More

  • Help Eliminate Poverty, Make a Microloan to An Entrepreneur

    The financial crisis in world markets over the past few weeks has been a real eye-opener, but even those of us who have seen our stock portfolios decline by 30 percent or more don’t have much to complain about. It could be worse. It could be a lot worse. A third of the world’s population lives in poverty, and 20 percent lives in extreme poverty, meaning they are always… Read More

  • Change.org Launches "Ning" For Non Profits

    Change.org uses social networking to help social causes. The site already has it’s own network for linking volunteers to causes and voters to politicians. Now they’ve also launched a new Ning-like DIY white-label social network for non-profits. For the launch, they’ve already partnered with 50 non-profits, like CARE, Greenpeace, and Amnesty International. Any other non-profit… Read More

  • Change.org 2.0: Harass Politicians and Fund Their Opponents

    We covered the social activist community Change.org when they first launched back in February. The site is one of a few philanthropic startups tailoring the latest web features for non-profits and politics. It is a social networking site that serves as a resource for researching and organizing groups around social and political causes, called “Changes”. Changes are a place for… Read More

  • Social Networking For Change(.org)

    Nonprofit social networking site Change.org is launching this morning and hopes to change the way the average person or activist interacts with nonprofits. The site focuses on getting users to issues they care about – ending hunger, stopping global warming, etc. Users can sound off on issues, but the site also recommends that these users donate their time and money to the causes they… Read More