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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wilw

@wilw

I nominate @wilw for a shorty award in #geek because he rules us all with his witty repartee.

I nominate @wilw in category #celebritytweet.

I nominate @wilw for a shorty award in #geek because he's consistantly filled with awesome!

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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

53

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!

54

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.

55

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!

56

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.

57

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

58

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.

59

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!

60

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...

61

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!

62

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 :)

63

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

64

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 ;)

65

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

66

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.

67

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

68

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.

69

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.

70

james_gunn

@james_gunn

I nominate @james_gunn for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because I do care when he's drinking coffee. :)

I nominate @james_gunn in category #humor because cantankerous is funny.

I nominate @james_gunn for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because...he entertains the $h!t out of me!

71

gordonshumway

@gordonshumway

I nominate @gordonshumway for a Shorty Award in #humor because she has cool hair. Oh yeah -- and she's really funny.

I nominate @gordonshumway for a Shorty Award in #humor because she makes me laugh.

I nominate @gordonshumway for a Shorty Award in #humor because her tweets are laugh-out loud funny!

72

rstevens

@rstevens

I nominate @rstevens for a Shorty Award in #humor because of the sheer unpredictable awesome bizarreness of his every tweet.

I nominate @rstevens for a Shorty Award in #webcomics because... Diesel Sweeties is my hero

I nominate @rstevens in #humour because he's as mad as a cat on a roomba

73

michael_bay

@michael_bay

I nominate @michael_bay for a Shorty Award in #humor because his awesome! BOOM!

I nominate @michael_bay for a Shorty Award in #humor because... BOOM! and fabulous hair.

@shortyawards @michael_bay for #kaboom

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linc4justice

@linc4justice

I nominate @linc4justice for a Shorty Award in #humor because...he's funny

I nominate @linc4justice for a Shorty Award in #humor because... his satirical wit continually amazes me!

I nominate @linc4justice for a Shorty Award in #humor because he cracks my head right off!

75

iptib

@iptib

I nominate @iptib for a Shorty Award in #news because...always keeps me up to date on Apple news

I nominate @iptib for a Shorty Award in #tech because...iPhone rules and Scott knows it best

I nominate @iptib for a Shorty Award in #tech because he consistently has great iPhone info and reviews.

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