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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moltz

@moltz

I nominate @moltz for a Shorty Award in #humor because he makes me laugh & YAY CARS and MST3K!

I nominate @moltz for a Shorty Award in #humor because sexbots are real and in Japan

@shortyawards #humor @moltz for this: http://is.gd/bHEz

52

jmoriarty

@jmoriarty

I nominate @jmoriarty for a Shorty Award in #humor because he makes me pee in my pants just about every day.

I nominate @jmoriarty for a Shorty Award in #outofthisworldcategory because...well, he's somethin' special!

I nominate @jmoriarty for a Shorty Award in #humor because he's jmoriarty!

53

hotamishchick

@hotamishchick

I nominate @hotamishchick in category #humor the writer provides an eternal wellspring of merriment, whoever they are.

@shortyawards ....i would like to nominate @hotamishchick for an award in #humor ... she is totally hilarious ..

@shortyawards @hotamishchick #humor because sheâs hot and hot people deserve to be awarded. Yeah, Iâm THAT shallow.

54

god

@god

I recommend @god in the Shorty Award category #humor because I'm trying to cover all bases and seems like the wise thing to do

I nominate @god for a Shorty Award in #religion because...Really, do you need a reason?

I nominate @god for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because He cracks me up and actually follows and talks with ppl!

55

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!

56

NixTheNews

@NixTheNews

I nominate @NixTheNews for a Shorty Award in #humor because... he always looks so happy.

I nominate @NixTheNews for a Shorty Award in #humor because...his site ROCKS!!! Go Play HANGMAN!

I nominate @NixTheNews for a Shorty Award in #humor because his news humor :)

57

redeyechicago

@redeyechicago

I nominate @redeyechicago for a Shorty Award in #news because they've got their finger on the pulse of Chicago.

I nominate @redeyechicago for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because the Twitter coverage is the best in Chicago.

I nominate @redeyechicago for a Shorty Award in #news because of the spot on reporting they do

58

psyclaudita

@psyclaudita

@shortyawards ha nominadoa @psyclaudita for a Shorty Award en #humor ¿Por qué tendré que dar explicaciones? ¿no es obvio?

I nominate @psyclaudita for a Shorty Award in #humor because a nice girl and funny

I nominate @psyclaudita for a Shorty Award in #humor because she's very funny ;)

59

missattitude

@missattitude

I nominate @missattitude in category #humor because while always entertaining, she is usually poignant and wise

I nominate @missattitude for a Shorty Award in #humor because I like her a lot, and I hope she'll give me cookies. ;)

I nominate @missattitude for a Shorty Award in #humor because she's funny and stuff

60

uglyhill

@uglyhill

I nominate @uglyhill for a Shorty Award in #humor because he's great

I nominate @uglyhill for a Shorty Award in #humor because I love his comics.

I nominate @uglyhill for a #humor Shorty Award. Don't know if he's funny, but his avatar is. Just saying.

61

SageMcGreen

@SageMcGreen

I nominate @SageMcGreen for a Shorty Award in #weird because... SageMcGreen can be weird but has a great green heart

I nominate @SageMcGreen for a Shorty Award in #weird because... SageMcGreen makes weird look fashionable

I nominate @SageMcGreen for a Shorty Award in #weird because... my therapist agrees SageMcGreen is weirder than I am

62

digitaldriveby

@digitaldriveby

I recommend @digitaldriveby in the Shorty Award category #humor because... ummm... duh! Because they are AWESOME!!!

I nominate @digitaldriveby for a Shorty Award in #humor because they own the world

I nominate @digitaldriveby for a Shorty Award in #business because they have built a butt-load from nothing.

63

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

64

lonelysandwich

@lonelysandwich

I nominate @lonelysandwich for a Shorty Award in #humor because no other man can make sense out of nothing and make it funny.

I nominate @lonelysandwich for a Shorty Award in #humor 'cause i'm never distracted by the scaffolding. i just laugh.

I nominate @lonelysandwich for a Shorty Award in #humor.

65

LilPecan

@LilPecan

I nominate @LilPecan for a Shorty Award for #mostaccomplishedguineapig for her mastery of a computer keyboard.

I nominate @LilPecan for a Shorty Award in #skatsinging because every time she breaks out into song it makes me smile widely!

I nominate @LilPecan for a Shorty Award in #skatsinging because every time she breaks out into song it makes me smile widely!

66

ShawnElliot

@ShawnElliot

I recommend @ShawnElliot in the Shorty Award category #humor because... I think he is a guy who makes the world funnier.

I recommend @ShawnElliot in the Shorty Award category #weird because he can make me dry heave at work with some of his links.

I recommend @ShawnElliot in the Shorty Award category #random because...

67

evilbeet

@evilbeet

I nominate @evilbeet for a Shorty Award in #humor because...Sasha is always entertaining. :)

I nominate @evilbeet for a Shorty Award in #humor because...

I nominate @evilbeet for a Shorty Award in #humor because...she is revelatory!

68

JuliaAllison

@JuliaAllison

I nominate @JuliaAllison for a Shorty Award in #life because she doesn't want to miss a minute of it. Not a single minute.

I nominate @JuliaAllison for a Shorty Award in #personal because she is unapologetically herself.

I nominate @JuliaAllison for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because her stuff helps take a break from my own life

69

mcawilliams

@mcawilliams

I vote for @mcawilliams in the Shorty Awards Finals for #personal because he brings some fun to twitter

I vote for @mcawilliams in the Shorty Awards Finals for #personal because he brings some fun to twitter

I vote for @mcawilliams in the Shorty Awards Finals for #personal because he brings some fun to twitter

70

TheOnion

@TheOnion

I nominate @TheOnion for a Shorty Award in #humor because...in these times we all need a really good laugh, right?

I nominate @TheOnion for a Shorty Award in #humor because i am twitter's arbitrator of humor and i deem it funny.

I nominate @TheOnion for a Shorty Award in #humor because they come up with the funniest stories!

71

perrybelcher

@perrybelcher

I nominate @perrybelcher for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because he's an animal... so much so, FB couldn't handle him ;-)

I nominate @perrybelcher for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because he is friendly and has good information.

I nominate @perrybelcher for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because he's the coolest guy on Twitter & a Social Marketing Guru

72

doc_rob

@doc_rob

I nominate @doc_rob for a Shorty Award in #humor because he can find humor in places I never thought to look. (You go, doc!)

I nominate @doc_rob for a Shorty Award in #humor because no one else does the PCP-EMR-blogging-llama-goat-monkey mix better :)

I nominate @doc_rob for a Shorty Award in #humor because... :o)

73

jillhanner

@jillhanner

I nominate @jillhanner for a Shorty Award in #humor because she doesn't have far to go to get her award, and she is funny

I nominate @jillhanner for a Shorty Award in #humor because she tickles my funny bone 8-)

I nominate @jillhanner for a Shorty Award in #humor because...she is the funniest girl on twitter.

74

TranquilMammoth

@TranquilMammoth

I vote for @TranquilMammoth in the Shorty Awards Finals for #music because... he is the best bass player that ever bassed.

I vote for @TranquilMammoth in the Shorty Awards Finals for #music because he runs fast.

I vote for @TranquilMammoth in the Shorty Awards Finals for #music because he's legit.

75

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.

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