The year's best producers of short* douche content

*140 characters or less, on Twitter

The Shorty Awards honors the year's best content producers on Twitter.

The first annual Shorty Awards Ceremony was held on February 11, 2009. Read what the press had to say about it and watch video from the night. Get news about next year's awards and who to follow on Twitter by joining the email list, subscribing to the blog, or following @ShortyNews on Twitter.

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Top nominees in douche

1

guykawasaki

@guykawasaki

I vote for @guykawasaki in the Shorty Awards Finals for #business because he's a good man to have in your social web corner ;)

I vote for @guykawasaki in the Shorty Awards Finals for #business because...he follows his followers back

I vote for @guykawasaki in the Shorty Awards Finals for #business

2

TechCrunch

@TechCrunch

Some of my other fav's @shortyawards @TechCrunch @GlenWoodfin @Armano #followfriday

I nominate @TechCrunch in category #douche!

I nominate @TechCrunch for a Shorty Award in #tech because...they simply keep us all smarter, or at least more ready, ever ...

3

street3

@street3

I vote for @street3 in the Shorty Awards Finals for #douche because he deserves the honor.

I nominate @street3 for a Shorty Award in #closetoufan because he secretly loves Oklahoma and wanted to go there.

I nominate @street3 for a Shorty Award in #hoebag because his whole family is

4

textism

@textism

I nominate @textism for a Shorty Award in #humor because, well he cracks me up.

I nominate @textism for a Shorty Award in #douche because... SUCK HIS DICK

I nominate @textism for a Shorty Award in #douche because... SUCK HIS DICK

5

nick

@nick

I nominate @nick for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because his pithy maxims give me so much pleasure.

I nominate @nick for a Shorty Award in #humor because he makes me laugh.

I nominate @nick for a Shorty Award in #humor because . . . um, he's funny. (why else would you nominate someone for #humor?)

6

CDX

@CDX

I nominate @CDX in the #egocentric category because he is full of rainbow giggles AND himself.: @s.. http://u.mavrev.com/0l9k

I nominate @CDX in the #egocentric category because he is awesome and not a bear

I nominate @CDX in the #egocentric category because I am he and he is me. So nice I tweet it twice.

7

MichaelBay

@MichaelBay

I nominate @MichaelBay for a Shorty Award in #humor because real Michael is pissed.

I nominate @MichaelBay for a Shorty Award in #douche because he ruined transformers.

I nominate @MichaelBay for a Shorty Award in #humor because Shia in footie pajamas cracks me up! And explosions!

8

sajal

@sajal

I nominate @sajal in #douche no further comments :p

9

alexalbrecht

@alexalbrecht

@alexalbrecht For 2 million familes. @shortyawards vote for @athletes4acure in Shorty Awards Finals #nonprofits because..

I nominate @alexalbrecht in #entertainment for mentioning Filmolocaust podcast on the next episode of DIGGnation.

I nominate @alexalbrecht for a Shorty Award in #humor because he is always able to make me laugh

10

bcompton

@bcompton

I nominate @bcompton for a Shorty Award in #humor because... the man is a skilled humorist. For reals.

I nominate @bcompton for a Shorty Award in #humor because he's not a famewhore, a celebrity, or a corporate shill.

@bcompton They both suck. I recommend @shortyawards for a #douche because douche is douchey douche. Vinegar.

11

darthvader

@darthvader

I vote for @darthvader in the Shorty Awards Finals for #humor because he cracks me up.

I vote for @darthvader in the Shorty Awards Finals for #humor because he's funny

I vote for @darthvader in the Shorty Awards Finals for #humor based on merit and not because he's cutting off my oxygen supply

12

guy

@guy

I nominate @guy for a Shorty Award in #advertising because...he shows us how to leverage the power of Twitter better

I nominate @guy for a Shorty Award in #douche because he is a douche.

13

jutecht

@jutecht

I vote for @jutecht in the Shorty Awards Finals for #education because he facilities shared learning experiences

I nominate @jutecht in #douche because of his incessant webcockery and inane tweeting

I nominate @jutecht for #education category. I've learned so much from him in the world of education technology.

14

jimconnolly

@jimconnolly

@shortyawards #socialmedia @jimconnolly for helping newbies get followers on twitter

@jimconnolly for the irritating, I'd suggest the #douche category nomination at shortyawards

@shortyaward I nominate @jimconnolly for #marketing cuz he is the guru and a really nice guy!

15

nominee

@nominee

@shortyawards @nominee #entertainment I nominate @PhillyD for a Shorty Award because I find Phil the most entertaining and he's great.

@nominee. #douche shortyawards.com by giving self-esteem for everybody nonsense to the extreme.

How to nominate: To nominate someone, tweet @shortyawards with a @nominee and a #category, and why you think they should win.

16

JasonCalacanis

@JasonCalacanis

@shortyawards, I nominate @JasonCalacanis for #tech catagory, because he posts interesting links.

@shortyawards I'd also like to let @JasonCalacanis into the #douche category because that's what he is. @howardlindzon will agree.

17

stuartcfoster

@stuartcfoster

I nominate @stuartcfoster for a Shorty Award in #personal because... he shares cool stuff with us daily!

I nominate @stuartcfoster for a Shorty Award in #douche because I think it's cool to self nominate yourself for things :)

18

DanikaV

@DanikaV

I want to nominate @DanikaV for the #douche category.... because she was asking for it. (LITERALLY!)

19

skydiver

@skydiver

I recommend @skydiver in the Shorty Award category #business because his HARO rocks!

I nominate @skydiver for a Shorty Award in #news because HARO is changing the news and PR worlds.

I nominate @skydiver for a Shorty Award in #business - HARO has been a game changer for ordinary folks wanting PR

20

The_Real_Shaq

@The_Real_Shaq

I vote for @The_Real_Shaq in the Shorty Awards Finals for #sports because he is the Big Twitt and is very quotatious!

@shortyawards #humor @The_Real_Shaq -- shacula? hillarious!

@shortyawards recommend @The_Real_Shaq in the Shorty Award category #sports because he is by far the most SHAQulous of anyone in sports.

21

Pandaran

@Pandaran

@Pandaran Hey, I'm not even sure about all of the nominees for #douche, I went to the @shortyawards profile page & saw it listed.

22

ShortyAward

@ShortyAward

@ShortyAward It's pretty hard not to nominate @TechCrunch for #Douche, I mean, http://ismikearringtonadick.com/ says it all

You guys rock! Thank you for the @ShortyAward votes so far. I'm catching up to the #1 spot in #brand http://shortyawards.com/category/brand

All my hockey peeps! Please nominate for a @ShortyAward @CoachChic for #HockeyCoach and @KellySchultz for #WomensHockey Thanx, Love U muah!

23

charlestrippy

@charlestrippy

I vote for @charlestrippy in the Shorty Awards Finals for #humor because... i love him

I vote for @charlestrippy in the Shorty Awards Finals for #humor because...he is awesomely hilarious =]

I vote for @charlestrippy in the Shorty Awards Finals for #humor because... he smells like poop

24

capnsmackers

@capnsmackers

I nominate @capnsmackers for a Shorty Award in #business because he would look really cute freeze-dried in a snow globe!

I nominate @capnsmackers for a Shorty Award in #business because his personal brand synergy exceWHARRGARBL

I nominate @capnsmackers for a Shorty Award in #business because I <3 the underdog.