The year's best producers of short* funny 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 funny

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Bofu2U

@Bofu2U

I nominate @Bofu2U for a Shorty Award in #funny because he thinks he's funny lol

I nominate @Bofu2U for a Shorty Award in #smartass because... he is one... Please RT

2

AlohaArleen

@AlohaArleen

I vote for @AlohaArleen in the Shorty Awards Finals for #personal because she keeps Twitter FUN and REAL!

I vote for @AlohaArleen in the Shorty Awards Finals for #personal because she is akamai and `olu `olu! {wink}

I vote for @AlohaArleen in the Shorty Awards Finals for #personal because she keeps Twitter FUN and REAL!

3

jays83

@jays83

@jays83 That deserves an @shortyawards nom in the #funny category.

4

krisjoseph

@krisjoseph

I nominate @krisjoseph for Shorty Award in #funny & #weird for his humorous takes on life as an actor in our nation's capi

5

SdGeek

@SdGeek

@SdGeek I can't top that.... @shortyawards #funny

6

MariaParkinson

@MariaParkinson

I would like to nominate @MariaParkinson for a Shorty Award in the #funny category because her enquiry about you made me laugh

I nominate @MariaParkinson for a Shorty Award in #humor because...she's funny and makes me laugh.

7

scottmcdowell

@scottmcdowell

@shortyawards nominate @scottmcdowell for #funny

8

briancarter

@briancarter

I nominate @briancarter for a #humor award because he is straight up a rope hilarious!

I nominate @briancarter for a #humor award because he is so funny!

I nominate @briancarter in category #humor because his tweets and blogs frequently make me lol.

9

The

@The

I nominate @The for a Shorty Award in #humor because...he makes me laugh! life is short laugh hard!

I nominate @The Fix for a Shorty Award in #politics because he has a unique style of mixing politics, humor while using a ...

I would like to nominate @The DailyBlonde for a #funny ShortyAward because she's hysterically amusing :-)

10

ahsimpson

@ahsimpson

I nominate @ahsimpson for a Shorty Award in #funny because he keeps me laughing constantly!

11

RobTyrie

@RobTyrie

@RobTyrie RT RobTyrie @raincoaster self-self awarding rewarding. thats #funny @shortyawards. lol.

I nominate @RobTyrie for a Shorty Award in #business because he is an interesting twitterer!

12

TheBloggess

@TheBloggess

I recommend @TheBloggess in the Shorty Award category #humor because... hentai for the win.

I nominate @TheBloggess for a Shorty Award in #humor because she makes me ROFLMAO

I nominate @TheBloggess in category #weird. I don't get her!

13

rikkisimons

@rikkisimons

I nominate @rikkisimons in the #funny category because his tweets crack me up. Like the WallE toy and switching pants ones.

14

TheDailyBlonde

@TheDailyBlonde

I nominate @TheDailyBlonde for a Shorty Award in #humor because she has a great sense of humor and always makes me smile!

I nominate @TheDailyBlonde for a Shorty Award in #personal because she is a joy to read.

I nominate @TheDailyBlonde for a shorty award for #blonde cuz blondes have more fun

15

BikerBlond

@BikerBlond

I nominate @BikerBlond for a Shorty Award in #humor because... you will have to laugh âº

I nominate @BikerBlond for a shorty award in #humor because she makes me roll on the car seat laughing!

@shortyawards I nominate @BikerBlond for being the only #BikerBlond on Twitter and she deserves the GOLD medal in that category.

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amyderby

@amyderby

I nominate @amyderby for a Shorty Award in #humor because she always makes me smile. OMG, I gave in to a popularity contest!

I nominate @amyderby for a Shorty Award in #funny because she is a great source of laughter of Twitter ALWAYS.

I nominate @amyderby for the #personal category