The year's best producers of short* tech 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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There were 5 finalists in this category.

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chrispirillo

@chrispirillo

I vote for @chrispirillo in the Shorty Awards Finals for #tech because without him, there would be no Leo Laporte lol

I vote for @chrispirillo in the Shorty Awards Finals for #yourcategory because without him, there would be no Leo Laporte lol

I nominate @chrispirillo in category #NotAsGeekAsLordMatt because he is very geek but not geek enough

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waynesutton

@waynesutton

I recommend @waynesutton in the Shorty Award category #socialmedia because he's a jedi master & student with social media.

I nominate @waynesutton for #socialmedia just because he's all over the place!

I nominate @waynesutton for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because his insighful reporting is thoughtful and entertaining

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tless

@tless

I vote for @tless in the Shorty Awards Finals for #yourcategory because...it is a highly valuable twitter management system

I nominate @tless for a Shorty Award in #tech because... It is awesome,Easy to use and is very helpful/useful.

I nominate @tless in #tech because it's useful, less cruel than other services that provide the same service and looks cute.

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ShermanHu

@ShermanHu

I nominate @ShermanHu for a Shorty Award in #business because...hes brilliant, cutting edge & full of info for business & life

I nominate @ShermanHu for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because he shares info while connecting, making each of us feel heard

I nominate @ShermanHu for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because he sincerely provides entertaining and useful training to all

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linuxjournal

@linuxjournal

I nominate @linuxjournal in category #tech because it's the largest and best Linux publication in the USA!

I nominate @linuxjournal for a Shorty Award in #tech because they represent those Linux folks.

I nominate @linuxjournal for a Shorty Award in #tech because they're cooler than the moon of Eris.

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mashable

@mashable

@shortyawards nominate @mashable for a#socialmedia Shorty Awards because its very informative and up to date

I nominate @mashable for a Shorty Award in #news for its diverse reporting.

I nominate @mashable for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because he consistently delivers valuable content.

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ascheck

@ascheck

I recommend @ascheck in the Shorty Award category #tech because... he is the tech man!

I nominate @ascheck for a Shorty Award in #tech because it's fucking awesome!!!

I nominate @ascheck for a Shorty Award in #tech because he always post interested stuff.

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jarret

@jarret

I nominate @jarret for a Shorty Award in #tech because he is the CODE MONSTER!!!!

I nominate @jarret for a Shorty Award in #tech because he's the code monster!

I nominate @jarret for a Shorty Award in #tech because he is my personal WP guru.

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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

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codinghorror

@codinghorror

I nominate @codinghorror for a Shorty Award in #tech because he covers a wide range of off the wall asides for any tech reader

I nominate @codinghorror for #tech

I nominate @codinghorror for a Shorty Award in #tech because he's clever and funny

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thinkhammer

@thinkhammer

@shortyawards Nominating @thinkhammer in category #tech because about 20 years ago he gave me my first modem.

I nominate @thinkhammer for a Shorty Award in #tech because I am not a techy and I still love the thinkhammer twitters.

I nominate @thinkhammer for a Shorty Award in #tech because he hosts the best events

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arstechnica

@arstechnica

I nominate @arstechnica for a Shorty Award in #tech because they get to the bottom of things.

I nominate @arstechnica in #tech because their coverage of the FCC is second to none.

I nominate @arstechnica for a Shorty Award in #tech because its effing awesome

38

anogy

@anogy

@anogy Thank you so much for nominating @MaineWindJammer for a Shorty Award in the #travel category at http://www.shortyawards.com :-)

@anogy Maybe I can get @hotamishchick to make me a burlap dress for my #promqueen shortyaward acceptance speech!! Take that @Mia!!!!

I nominate @anogy for a Shorty Award in #tech because...he unfixing everyone unfixable computers

39

zeldman

@zeldman

I vote for @zeldman in the Shorty Awards Finals for #design because he's an O.W., Original Webstah.

I vote for @zeldman in the Shorty Awards Finals for #design because Zeldman is one of the best

I vote for @zeldman in the Shorty Awards Finals for #design because... blue beanies ROCK!

40

pixievondust

@pixievondust

I nominate @pixievondust for a Shorty Award in #tech because... She's great at promoting good techie gear, with a added wit

I nominate @pixievondust for a Shorty Award in #tech because she is my internet girlfriend and she rocks as tech folk go!

I second the #tech Shorty Award nomination for @pixievondust

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jeanlucr

@jeanlucr

I nominate @jeanlucr for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because his indefatigable activity in the frenchspeaking Twittosphere

I nominate @jeanlucr for a Shorty Award in #tech :)

I nominate @jeanlucr for a Shorty Award in #tech because On est fan de ses twitts

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peachpit

@peachpit

I nominate @peachpit for a Shorty Award in #tech because I learn the top tech authors are up to all the time!!

I nominate @peachpit for a Shorty Award in #tech because...they're peachalicious!

I nominate @peachpit for a Shorty Award in #tech because...I am totally biased. :)

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jowyang

@jowyang

I nominate @jowyang for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because his Marketing Profs webinar on Facebook was just brilliant

I nominate @jowyang for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because his updates help us to understand Web 2.0 and beyond.

I nominate @jowyang for a Shorty Award in #brand because... he leads the pack with research and has a big heart!

44

majornelson

@majornelson

I nominate @majornelson for a Shorty Award in #videogames cuz he kept going in to MILF day after day despite the snowpocalyse

I nominate @majornelson for a Shorty Award in #videogames because hes the most xboxest person around

I nominate @majornelson for a Shorty Award in #tech because hes Mr.Xbox

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GeekMommy

@GeekMommy

I nominate @GeekMommy in #egocentric #moms #geek #tech #socialmedia #humor #women because a geeky gal's gotta <3 @GeekMommy

I nominate @GeekMommy in #tech #socialmedia #humor #women she is one of the few real geekette's which makes her awesome!

I nominate @GeekMommy in #egocentric #moms and #geek because, well, because her username explains it all.

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LiveCrunch

@LiveCrunch

I nominate @LiveCrunch for a Shorty Award in #tech because...he is the bomb.

I nominate @LiveCrunch for a Shorty Award in #tech because...He Said So.LoL

I nominate @LiveCrunch for a Shorty Award in #tech because I learn the most from their content.

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angsuman

@angsuman

I nominate @angsuman for a Shorty Award in #tech because of high quality twits.

I nominate @angsuman for a Shorty Award in #tech because of consistent high quality postings.

If you like my twits consider nominating me for ShortyAwards - "@shortyawards I nominate @angsuman for a Shorty Award in #tech because.

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rww

@rww

I nominate @rww for a Shorty Award in #news because they've got the most relevant timely news on tech in the world.

I nominate @rww for #tech because he's my boss and I'm gunning for a holiday bonus. Oopie. Too much honesty?

I nominate @rww for #tech because he publishes interesting and informative articles, and actually talks back on Twitter

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doshdosh

@doshdosh

  • 3 nominations in #tech
  • 1 nomination in #zen

I nominate @doshdosh in the #tech category for the tremendous routine, and for sticking the landing.

I nominate @doshdosh for a Shorty Award in #tech for always posting the latest, most interesting links

@doshdosh That's very #zen of you, and you deserve an @shortyawards

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ijustine

@ijustine

I vote for @ijustine in the Shorty Awards Finals for #socialmedia because...she is great with youtube and twitter, and geeky!

I nominate @ijustine for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because she is the internet.

I nominate @ijustine in category #socialmedia and #tech ...she's an amazing geek who uses Twitter and Youtube like nobody else

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