The year's best producers of short* new 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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I nominate @niche for a Shorty Award in #business because she can bring home the bacon!!! :)

I nominate @niche in category #new york city events because I'm not afraid to be servicey.




I nominate @nerdiestkids for a Shorty Award in #news because...they give nerds the latests nerdy news!

I nominate @nerdiestkids for a Shorty Award in #news because I get all my tech news from

I nominate @nerdiestkids for a Shorty Award in #news because...Nerds!