Tag: Petition

Public Petition Seeks Apple MacBook Pro Recall Over Keyboard Problems

Apple's butterfly keyboard for MacBooks poses issues as the keys can get stuck from the smallest speck of dust. An online petition now calls on Apple to recall every MacBook Pro since 2016 and replace the keyboards with redesigned ones.

Apple May 5, 2018

Snapchat Redesign Stirs Massive Backlash: More Than 670K People Sign Petition Get The Old Design Back

The Snapchat redesign recently rolled out more widely and it sparked a firestorm of criticism. More than 670,000 people signed a petition to roll back to the old version of the app, but Snap seems keen on making this update work.

Apps/Software February 13, 2018

Trump UK State Visit To Go Through Despite More Than 1.2 Million People Signing Petition Against It

A UK petition against a Donald Trump state visit has drawn more than 1.2 million signatures, prompted by Trump's recent immigration ban. Despite increased opposition, however, the visit will reportedly not be canceled.

Life & Style January 30, 2017

Britney Spears Fans Start Online Petition To Release Scrapped 'Make Me' Music Video

Thousands of Britney Spears fans have petitioned the singer’s record label to release a second music video for her single 'Make Me.' The video was filmed and scrapped for a second one, with conflicting reports as to why.

Celebrities August 9, 2016

Troy Baker Tweets Petition To Remove The One Bad Review For 'Uncharted 4' From Metacritic

Troy Baker, who voiced Sam Drake in 'Uncharted 4: A Thief's End,' recently tweeted about a petition pressuring the Washington Post to take down its review, the only bad one the game received.

Video Games May 16, 2016

The Internet Loves Detective Pikachu, And It Wants Danny DeVito To Voice Him

Detective Pikachu needs an English voice actor, and the Internet knows just the man for the job.

Geek January 28, 2016

'Judge Dredd' Comic Book Publishers Join Bring Back 'Dredd' Campaign For Potential TV Series

The publishers behind the 'Judge Dredd' comic book series recently added their support to the Bring Back 'Dredd' petition, which seeks to bring the character back for his own television series.

Movies/TV Shows January 15, 2016

The President Can't Pardon Stephen Avery After 'Making A Murderer' Petition Reaches The White House

The White House responded to the petition that asked the president to pardon Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey, the two subjects of the Netflix original series 'Making a Murderer.'

Internet Culture January 8, 2016

Fans Launch Petition To Bring Back 'Constantine' On TV

'Constantine' fans have launched a petition uniting to call on networks to bring back the TV show. Will thousands rallying behind the Hellblazer be enough?

Internet Culture November 10, 2015

A Petition Was Started To Have Unicode Consortium Release A Beard Emoji

A campaign that is raising awareness for bowel cancer is petitioning Unicode, Apple and Google to feature a beard emoji in its next update.

Internet Culture November 9, 2015

People Are Really Mad About 'Halo 5's Missing Splitscreen, But It Can't Be Patched

Don't get your hopes up that the uproar of 'Halo 5's splitscreen means 343 Industries will patch it back in. According to the studio, it's impossible.

Geek October 31, 2015

'Simpsons' Fan Petitions To Make 'Dollarydoo' Official Australian Currency

The 'dollarydoo' started as a gag on 'The Simpsons,' but one fan wants to make it reality. That's why he's started a petition to have the Australian dollar renamed the 'dollarydoo.'

Movies/TV Shows October 17, 2015

No Presidential Pardon For Edward Snowden, Says White House

Sorry, Edward Snowden. No presidential pardon for you. That's what the White House said today in an official statement, following a petition by more than 165,000 Americans asking for Snowden's whistleblowing to be forgiven.

Internet July 28, 2015

It's A Shame This Petition To Revive 'Tron 3' Won't Matter

Fans are trying to revive 'Tron 3' after its recent cancelation, and are about to reach their 15,000 signature goal. We'd like to see a 'Tron: Legacy' sequel too, but 15,000 sigs won't get it done.

Movies/TV Shows June 1, 2015

Talk To The Hand: FCC Denies Requests To Delay New Net Neutrality Rules

The FCC has snubbed petitions by major trade groups and broadband providers to delay the new net neutrality rules that were approved in February.

Internet May 12, 2015

Facebook 'Feeling Fat' Body-Shaming Emoticon Gets Booted At Last

Public outcry spurs social network giant to toss out what many felt was a negative and insulting status option. Nearly 20,000 signed a petition to force Facebook to remove the 'fat' emoticon.

Internet March 12, 2015

Petition Says Facebook Should Remove 'Feeling Fat' As A Status

A petition is urging Facebook to remove the option to post "feeling fat" as a status update along with the chubby emoji.

Internet Culture March 9, 2015

Australian Petition Urges Target To Change Its 'Offensive' Logo In Response To 'GTA 5' Censorship

There have been a lot of petitions flying around Australia these days, but the fight against Target's violent name and logo is easily the most bizarre.

Internet Culture December 5, 2014

Hey Disney, special needs children require some love, too: Moms petition Disney to create Down syndrome hero

Parents are petitioning Disney to create heroes that special needs children could relate to. However, since the Mickey Mouse factory mainly cares about keeping its bottom line floating, this might not happen for some time.

Internet Culture November 12, 2014

Victoria's Secret secretly changes 'Perfect Body' ad

The lingerie company made changes to its 'Perfect Body' tagline after receiving criticism for promoting unhealthy body images to women.

Internet Culture November 6, 2014

Toys R Us toyed with 'Breaking Bad' action figures, pulls dolls out amid petition

Toys "R" Us' decision to retail action figures based on TV show 'Breaking Bad' has stirred a hornet's nest. Parents are petitioning to remove the action figures from the toy store's shelves as it sends out a wrong message to impressionable children.

Society October 22, 2014

Facebook demands drag queens use their real names

Drag queens and other performers are signing a petition against Facebook’s enforced policy that demands that artists use their real names in their profiles.

Internet Culture September 14, 2014

Petition to return Kari Byron to 'Mythbusters' grabs Discovery's attention

'MythBusters' fans want their Kari Byron back, and the rest of the Build Team, too. An online petition with thousands of signatures is calling for their return.

Movies/TV Shows September 8, 2014

Fans want Nintendo to name 'Legend of Zelda' character after Robin Williams

Robin Williams’ untimely death has inspired a group of fans to start a petition in In the petition, fans wanted Nintendo to include Williams as a video game character.

Video Games August 17, 2014

Tesla not getting much love, or help, from White House

The White House won't be coming to the assistance of Tesla in its battle for direct sales. A petition called for the Obama administration to intervene, but the matter of sales will be left to states to determine.

FUTURE TECH July 16, 2014

Flappy Bird craze hits new high: Game addict petitions Obama to order its return

A Flappy Bird fan has called for the revival of the game and has even petitioned the White House to order its return on iOS and Android app stores.

Video Games February 17, 2014

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