The year's best producers of short* tech content

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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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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

52

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.

53

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.

54

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

55

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

56

obie

@obie

I nominate @obie for a Shorty Award in #tech because he's one of the most passionate and resourceful people in web tech.

@shortyawards Nominate @obie for a Shorty Award in #tech - he brilliantly combines technical, proj mgmt and entrepreneurial content.

I nominate @obie for a Shorty Award in #tech because of his ideas, his book and (of course) his keynote at #railssummit

57

problogger

@problogger

I nominate @problogger for a Shorty Award in #blogging because i like to read and RT most of his posts

I nominate @problogger for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia for creating TwiTip :)

I nominate @problogger for a Shorty Award in #blogging because...it is a source of really good and useful information.

58

Aalaap

@Aalaap

I nominate @Aalaap for a Shorty Award in #tech because his name has 4 As :D

I nominate @Aalaap for a Shorty Award in #tech as the founder of Linkbunch site -- Ok @Aalaap as u asked ;)

I nominate @Aalaap for a Shorty Award in #tech as the founder of Linkbunch site

59

jakezim

@jakezim

I nominate @jakezim for a Shorty Award in #tech because... James likes him, and this could move him into the 40's.

I nominate @jakezim for the #tech award because his right hip can connect to the internet. It watches a lot of Hulu

I nominate @jakezim for a Shorty Award in #tech because... he nominated me for a shorty award.

60

timoreilly

@timoreilly

I nominate @timoreilly in category #publishing because that is what he does!

I nominate @timoreilly for a Shorty Award in #tech because...his tweets on technology are really worth reading. Always.

I nominate @timoreilly for a Shorty Award in #news because the informative tweets.

61

factoryjoe

@factoryjoe

I nominate @factoryjoe for a Shorty Award in #startups because he's helped so many of them get started in the first place

I nominate @factoryjoe for #tech since he is an obvious choice.

I also nominate @factoryjoe for #tech since he is STATION.

62

blackbirdhome

@blackbirdhome

I nominate @blackbirdhome for a Shorty Award in #tech because they are continuing the technology tradition of trailblazing :)

I nominate @blackbirdhome for a Shorty Award in #tech because the blackbird web browser will bring innovation to a necessa ...

63

NikkiPilkington

@NikkiPilkington

I nominate @NikkiPilkington for a Shorty Award in #tech because she shares so much stuff

I nominate @NikkiPilkington for a Shorty Award in #tech because she is so techsy!

I nominate @NikkiPilkington for a Shorty Award #brand coz .. consistently helps others to create a brand presence on twitter

64

christinahills

@christinahills

I nominate @christinahills for a Shorty Award in #tech because... nobody can teach shopping cart skills like Christina Hills!

I nominate @christinahills for a Shorty Award in #tech because she is the ultimate wizardress of 1ShoppingCart!

65

friarwade

@friarwade

I recommend @friarwade in the Shorty Award category #religion because...

I name @friarwade for a shorty award in #religion - Merry Christmas to you...

I nominate @friarwade for a Shorty Award in #religion because I like Old Catholic coverage, which he does wonderfully!

66

_why

@_why

I nominate @_why for a Shorty Award in #tech because he used his magical writing abilities to teach me Ruby!

I nominate @_why for a Shorty Award in #tech because he is fucking awesome.

67

MollyWood

@MollyWood

I nominate @MollyWood for a Shorty Award in #tech because... She is the one and only tech/humorous/normal person

I nominate @MollyWood for a Shorty Award in #tech because she keeps me entertained and informed.

68

Missrogue

@Missrogue

I vote for @Missrogue in the Shorty Awards #marketing because she's got the rep

I vote for @Missrogue in the Shorty Awards Finals for #marketing because...

I vote for @Missrogue in the Shorty Awards Finals for #marketing because she's a thought leader & practices what she preaches

69

sugree

@sugree

I nominate @sugree for a Shorty Award in #personal because he tweets everywhere.

I nominate @sugree in #tech

I nominate @sugree for a Shorty Award in #tech because he's always twitter geek

70

TechAngel_Bey

@TechAngel_Bey

I nominate @TechAngel_Bey for a Shorty Award in #tech because. he is a tech-genius, great friend and Pastor in Training. G ...

I nominate @TechAngel_Bey for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because... this guy cracks me up

I nominate @TechAngel_Bey for a Shorty Award in #humor because... He makes me laugh

71

hotforwords

@hotforwords

I nominate @hotforwords for a Shorty Award in #brand because...her brand of education is beyond trademarks & is unique

I nominate @hotforwords for a Shorty Award in #education because...Marina is a natural teacher whose found her calling

I nominate @hotforwords for a Shorty Award in #tech because..Marina started a forum for the technical aspects of YouTube.

72

crazybob

@crazybob

⺠@shortyawards: @crazybob, you were nominated by @BigHeadAsian for a #tech Shorty Award http://bit.ly/6m1t

I nominate @crazybob for a Shorty Award in #tech for creating twubble and making connecting to tweeps so easy!

73

grader

@grader

I nominate @grader for a Shorty Award in #tech because of its very good service for (not only) Twitter!

I nominate @grader for a Shorty Award in #tech because works to hep US understand how increase the better use of technology

I nominate @grader for a Shorty Award in #apps because Twitter Grader is really cool!

74

timrosenblatt

@timrosenblatt

@shortyawards - nominate @timrosenblatt for #tech b/c tw-autocomplete is really just that cool

I nominate @timrosenblatt for an award in #tech for creating tw-autocomplete which helps me every time I use twitter

75

sugarrae

@sugarrae

I nominate @sugarrae for a Shorty Award in #ranting because she is the queen of 18 tweet rants

I nominate @sugarrae for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because following her gives you quality tips and information

I nominate @sugarrae for a Shorty Award in #tech for http://tweetwasters.com/

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