Editor’s Pick A vocal subset of the community are fighting tooth and nail for ridesharing to succeed.
One woman is saying Twitter needs to get their act together as more and more people get abused on the site.
Editor’s Pick Last year Twitter sales exec Amanda Levy quit her job, lived in a hut in Africa with no power and no water, cycled with her father on the Oregon Coast, became certified as a yoga instructor, and travelled the world.
Former Twitter sales exec Amanda Levy has joined Change.org to lead the organization’s sales force as vice-president of sales. Levy previously was the first salesperson and 10th employee at Yelp, and she led Twitter’s medium-sized business sales team.
Social Power debuted today to give consumers a louder voice. This “interactive resolution platform” is intended to address the everyday issues of consumers.
Silicon Valley’s tech startups are increasingly using business process to drive positive social or environmental change. But what constitutes a “social entrepreneur?”
We saw huge deal volume today on the Peninsula; the numbers these companies posted were pretty sickening, too. No tea, no shade, but if the New York/Austin/L.A./Boulder scenes want to keep up, they. Bettah. Werk.
Popular social petition service Change.org has raised $15 million in new funding — cash that will help it further build up the “world’s largest petition platform.”
Online petitions are playing a more crucial role in the healthcare industry every day. Change.org is right in the middle of it.
Want to promote a petition on Change.org? For $1000 or less, you’re guaranteed more eyeballs to any campaign.
Verizon customer Mike Beauchamp made the case for “an affordable way for consumers to purchase their devices” on online petitions site, Change.org. Since launching on April 5, his petition has already received 90,000 signatures and over 800 comments.
Editor’s Pick Early in her career former Yahoo and Google exec Jennifer Dulski was mentored by a woman who changed her life. Today was her first day of work as the new CEO of Change.org, where she’s planning to help 25 million users change the world.
Editor’s Pick BlastRoots is an automated grassroots lobbying platform that seeks to give people the tricks and tools they need to move the political needle.
How do we keep up the spirit of giving all year round? Here are three ideas from the tech community to turn you into change-making habitual philanthropist.
Step into the San Francisco offices of Change.org, the online petitioning site that is arming ordinary people with the tools to start revolutions, and you’ll be swept up by the mission.
In the face of hefty citations, Lyft, the mobile app that lets you order a moustache-adorned car to pick you up in a matter of minutes, is rallying the San Francisco’s tech scene to speak up in its defense.
A petition on Change.org sprouted up in response to U.S. wireless carrier Verizon’s announcement that it would begin charging a $2 “convenience fee” for people who pay their bill online or by phone.
Today a group of deaf and hard of hearing activists are using Change.org, a platform for social change, to persuade Netflix, an internet subscription service for movies and TV shows, to provide better access to subtitles for its online streaming content.