The year's best producers of short* random 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 random

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ShawnElliott

@ShawnElliott

I recommend @ShawnElliott in the Shorty Award category #education because I am crazy enough to think that this is "education".

I recommend @ShawnElliott in the Shorty Award category #random because he makes me think, scream, ponder and laugh.

I recommend @ShawnElliott in the Shorty Award category #random because... he's got some damn good links

2

sockington

@sockington

I vote for @sockington in the Shorty Awards Finals for #humor because...Ana Marie Cox told me to.

I vote for @sockington in the Shorty Awards Finals for #humor because he's a CAT!

I vote for @sockington in the Shorty Awards Finals for #humor because... His postings make me smile :-)

3

Charlestrippy

@Charlestrippy

I vote for @Charlestrippy in the Shorty Awards Finals for #humor because... i love him

I vote for @Charlestrippy in the Shorty Awards Finals for #humor because...he is awesomely hilarious =]

I vote for @Charlestrippy in the Shorty Awards Finals for #humor because... he smells like poop

4

dereknelson

@dereknelson

I nominate @dereknelson for a Shorty Award in #random because... we never know what he will TXT next