The year's best producers of short* humor 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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Shorty Awards Humor Winners and Finalists

There were 5 finalists in this category.

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Top nominees in humor

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JohnnyBTruant

@JohnnyBTruant

@JohnnyBTruant Congrats on your humor @shortyawards #27 placement - not bad for a new tweeter! *I'm so proud!*

I nominate @JohnnyBTruant in #needstofollowme because i have him many nominations

I nominate @JohnnyBTruant for a Shorty Award in #bitteninthecrotchbyhisowndog because...no one knows crotch biting like Johnny

27

howardlindzon

@howardlindzon

@howardlindzon @shortyawards I vote for @stocktwits in the Shorty Awards Finals for #finance because they are golden group LOL.

I nominate @@howardlindzon for the best #stockpicks

I nominate @howardlindzon for a shorty award in #humor because his tweets always make me laugh

28

fakemagnumpi

@fakemagnumpi

I nominate @fakemagnumpi for a Shorty Award in #humor because I saw the sun rise this morning.

I nominate @fakemagnumpi for a Shorty Award in #humor because of the cool 'stache

I nominate @fakemagnumpi for a Shorty Award in #humor because he's pretty damn accurate and unlike the other fake celebrities.

29

CathleenRitt

@CathleenRitt

I nominate @CathleenRitt in #humor cuz she's a hoot

I nominate @CathleenRitt in #humor because she is supercalafragalistic awesome!

I nominate @CathleenRitt in #humor because she is supercalafragalistic awesome!

30

jackbastide

@jackbastide

I recommend @jackbastide in the Shorty Award category #humor because...he cracks me up and still has his santa hat on

I nominate @jackbastide for a Shorty Award in #humor because.his tweets are fun to read.

I nominate @jackbastide for a Shorty Award in #humor because... He makes me laugh - even when he's being serious! :-D

31

feliciaday

@feliciaday

I vote for @feliciaday in the Shorty Awards Finals for #celebritytweet because... the guild and dr horrible are great!!!

I nominate @feliciaday for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because she's the most entertaining woman I'll never talk to :)

I nominate @feliciaday for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because... three words: Watch The Guild.

32

joshacagan

@joshacagan

I nominate @joshacagan for 4th place in #humor because not winning a Shorty feels like more of a victory than winning

I nominate @joshacagan for 4th place in #humor because he's always been very dear to me.

I nominate @joshacagan for 4th place in #humor because not winning a Shorty feels like more of a victory than winning.

33

phillyd

@phillyd

I vote for @phillyd in the Shorty Awards Finals for #entertainment because... this dude knows shit.

I vote for @phillyd in the Shorty Awards Finals for #entertainment because... he a nice person

I vote for @phillyd in the Shorty Awards Finals for #entertainment because...because I want to be allowed in Kansas!

34

anamariecox

@anamariecox

I vote for @anamariecox in the Shorty Awards Finals for #politics because she's always right

I nominate @anamariecox in #politics because it's hard to be smart AND witty in 160 characters. She does both quite well.

I vote for @anamariecox in the Shorty Awards Finals for #politics because she live tweets Gibb's daily white house briefings

35

DieLaughing

@DieLaughing

I nominate @DieLaughing for a Shorty Award in #humor because...that is some funny mess

I nominate @DieLaughing for the #humor category because I want to fling my panties at him for his awesome tweets.

I nominate @DieLaughing for a Shorty Award in #humor because he's not a mermaid, as previously thought.

36

Its_Me_DMB_Fan

@Its_Me_DMB_Fan

I nominate @Its_Me_DMB_Fan for a Shorty Award in #humor because...he's such a magical monkey. My twitter isn't the same wi ...

I nominate @Its_Me_DMB_Fan for a Shorty Award in #humor because...he is disturbed

I nominate @Its_Me_DMB_Fan for a Shorty Award in #humor because...He always makes me smile...he is effing hillarious ;o)

37

warrenellis

@warrenellis

I vote for @warrenellis in the Shorty Awards Finals for #weird because...I like his snarky remarks

I vote for @warrenellis in the Shorty Awards Finals for #weird because Astonishing is great

I vote for @warrenellis in the Shorty Awards Finals for #weird because he's 'thinking out loud' :-)

38

not_edance

@not_edance

I nominate @not_edance for a Shorty Award in #humor because... Why not?

I nominate @not_edance for a Shorty Award in #humor because I LMAO with him, and I LMAO of @edans which make me feel sick.

I nominate @not_edance in category #humor because es cojonudo

39

secondlie

@secondlie

I nominate @secondlie for a Shorty Award in #humor because he so gets that love-hate thing we all have for 2nd Life!

I nominate @secondlie for a Shorty Award in #humor because everyone else is?

I nominate @secondlie for a Shorty Award in #humor because... I always laugh at his tweets. ALWAYS!

40

andrewsayer

@andrewsayer

I nominate @andrewsayer for a Shorty Award in #humor because... well fuck it, it's friday. Is that good enough?

I nominate @andrewsayer for a Shorty Award in #humor because he's a really funny dude

@shortyawards #humor @andrewsayer because he *IS* a funny bastard that makes me laugh every day..but can't bowl..ask @lilylauren

41

Viscape

@Viscape

I nominate @Viscape for a Shorty Award in #startups because @JessNunemaker seems pretty excited about it.

I nominate @Viscape for a Shorty Award in #humor because they have the rare ability to truly have fun while building a company

I nominate @Viscape for a Shorty Award in #startups because they have taken the leap of faith to start a cool company.

42

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?)

43

chuckobama

@chuckobama

I nominate @chuckobama for #notascoolasme because he isn't.

I nominate @chuckobama for #gay because he's SOOOOO happy.

I nominate @chuckobama for #bigfatfaker because he only cares about his Karate and his cigarettes, not the American people.

44

johncleese

@johncleese

@shortyawards @johncleese #humor I nominate John Cleese because of his innovative, influential humor while in Monty Python.

I nominate @johncleese for a Shorty Award in #humor because he is a comedy icon, of course!

I nominate @johncleese for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because...he twitters, he tweets, he scores.

45

jpostman

@jpostman

I nominate @jpostman for a Shorty Award in #niceness because he has a strong sense of awarness

I nominate @jpostman for a Shorty Award in #business just because I feel like it

I nominate @jpostman for a Shorty Award in #business just because I feel like it

46

tobyrobotsatan

@tobyrobotsatan

I nominate @tobyrobotsatan for a Shorty Award in #humor because...he commands my immortal soul

I nominate @tobyrobotsatan for a Shorty Award in #humor because... I fear for my soul

I nominate @tobyrobotsatan for a Shorty Award in #humor because...I am proud to be his minion!

47

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

48

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!

49

lamebush

@lamebush

I nominate @lamebush for a Shorty Award in #humor bc of the innovative way s/he has used the medium 2 poke fun at the Prez

I nominate @lamebush for a Shorty Award in #humor because... he's funny, duh.

I nominate @lamebush for a Shorty Award in #humor because he's going to need it.

50

jonathansexton

@jonathansexton

I nominate @jonathansexton for a SA in #humor cuz well, he's friggen funny & all of twitter should follow him

I nominate @jonathansexton for a Shorty Award in #Flannel bcuz without it, he'd be showing off his chest pubes.

I nominate @jonathansexton for a Shorty Award in #sports because...he thinks he's the only one in orange @ a Tennessee game.

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