Change.org, the world's largest petition platform, says that its users started 300,000 petitions in 2012, and several of those have led to significant changes within organizations. So when 14-year-old Julia Bluhm petitioned Seventeen to stop doctoring photos of its models, many said it couldn't be done.
Subsequently, one may also ask, what happens when you sign a petition on Change org?
a. When you sign or create a petition via our Change.org platform, an account and user profile page are created for you. Any petitions that you sign will not appear on your user profile by default. Any petitions that you have started and published will appear on your user profile by default.
One may also ask, what does change org do with donations?
The original goal of the website was to connect users with the activist causes they care about the most and encourage them to donate to nonprofit organizations focusing on those issues using a social networking platform. Topics focused on social change, such as ending global warming and whaling.
Is signing a petition on Change org free?
Change.org now has 20 million members and is adding 2 million a month. The service is free, and with a name like Change.org the company even sounds like a not-for-profit. Change.org charges groups for the privilege of sponsoring petitions that are matched to users who have similar interests.
How do change org make money?
(Change) is a multimillion dollar for-profit private company, not a nonprofit public charity as many falsely assume. The company began as a nonprofit that connected charities to donors, but has transitioned into a for-profit company that makes money by selling advertised petitions on its website, Change.org.