The fact that our users are coming from every corner of the globe is just further proof that there’s an international appetite for tools that put power in the hands of everyday people.
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 06, 2012
Change.org has just hit 25 million active users, becoming the largest petition platform in the world.
Approximately 2 million new people use Change.org every month, and half of that growth is international. As of last month, the petition platform has users in every country. Change.org has staff in 20 countries and is available in 11 languages.
Ben Rattray, Change.org’s founder and CEO, on reaching this milestone:
“It’s humbling to watch 25 million people use our platform to create the change they want to see. The fact that our users are coming from every corner of the globe is just further proof that there’s an international appetite for tools that put power in the hands of everyday people.”
Additional statistics on Change.org’s growth:
Total users: 25 million
Total petitions: 350,000
New petitions each month: 40,000
New users each month: 2 million
Staff in 20 countries
Site translated into 11 languages
Change.org has helped thousands of people win petitions for change. High-profile victories from the past year include a fourteen-year-old girl getting Seventeen to stop photoshopping its models and Trayvon Martin’s parents ensuring their son’s killer was prosecuted. A full list of victories can be found at http://change.org/victories.
For more information on Change.org, please visit: http://www.change.org/about
Change.org is the world's largest petition platform, empowering people everywhere to create the change they want to see. There are more than 25 million users in 196 countries who use our tools to transform their communities – locally, nationally and globally.