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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51

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.

52

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.

53

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.

54

gletham

@gletham

I vote for @gletham in the Shorty Awards Finals for #tech because his twitfeed is the one stop shop for all "Geo" tech content

@shortyawards #tech @gletham twitter machine when it comes to geospatial issues

I nominate @gletham in category #tech because his coverage of mobile and GIS is exemplar.

55

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.

56

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

57

film_girl

@film_girl

I nominate @film_girl in category #tech because... she's the best -'nuff said

I nominate @film_girl in #tech for being a super cool geeky girl with ties to North Dakota.

I nominate @film_girl for a Shorty Award in #tech for her posts at christinawarren.com and posts on TUAW, Download Squad

58

ramsey

@ramsey

I nominate @ramsey for a Shorty Award in #tech because he's witty while being an excellent technician. That's rare ;)

I nominate @ramsey for a Shorty Award in #tech because he's a fan of circles. and circles are techy

I nominate @ramsey for a Shorty Award in #tech because he's so RESTful...

59

orli

@orli

I nominate @orli for a Shorty Award in #tech because of web 2.0 knowledge and tech tips

I nominate @orli in category #information because she gives out the most useful and informative links

I nominate @orli for a Shorty Award in #tech because I love her enthusiasm towards the internet world.

60

techienadine

@techienadine

I nominate @techienadine for a Shorty Award in #tech because... she is awesome

I nominate @techienadine for a Shorty Award in #tech because...she's young netobsessed and has great sense of what's happe ...

I nominate @techienadine for a Shorty Award in #humor because...she is smart and funny in one; qualities rare found in combi

61

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

62

jdcoffman

@jdcoffman

I nominate @jdcoffman for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia. He's dedicated 2 tweeting the inside scoop on publicmedia's efforts.

I nominate @jdcoffman for a Shorty Award in #tech because watches the industry very closely &amp; posts here too.

I nominate @jdcoffman for a Shorty Award in #tech because he suggests great new links

63

Paisano

@Paisano

I nominate @Paisano for a Shorty Award in #TwitterBuddy because...he always follows my tweets and checks in on me! :)

I nominate @Paisano for a Shorty Award in #tech for alwyas connecting social media and It operations

I nominate @Paisano for a Shorty Award in #tech because...He knows his tech stuff and he knows HOW to explain it too.

64

omarg

@omarg

I nominate @omarg for a Shorty Award in #humor because he's the most consistently funny person I follow. Catch him on NPR!

I nominate @omarg for #tech for all he's done for applying tech &amp; internet to local area thru Austin Statesman.

I nominate @omarg for a Shorty Award in #tech because he conveys lots of useful information with a fun, personal touch.

65

vonncarbon

@vonncarbon

I nominate @vonncarbon for a Shorty Award in #CookieBlingy because his blog is blinging all the web!

retweeting @shortyawards @vonncarbon, you were nominated by @terang for a #tech Shorty Award http://bit.ly/dXZ8, thank you, thank you:)

I nominate @vonncarbon for a Shorty Award in #tech because he's a Tweet geek!

66

techcoach

@techcoach

@shortyawards #tech @techcoach as she is truly awesome on Word Press and Blogsites

I nominate @techcoach for a Shorty Award in #tech because she knows how to make tech accessible to everyone &amp; so fun too!

67

crazeegeekchick

@crazeegeekchick

I nominate @crazeegeekchick for a Shorty Award in #geekette because I beat penton to it!

I nominate @crazeegeekchick for a Shorty Award in #programming because she's my favorite red headed developer!

I nominate @crazeegeekchick for a Shorty Award in #santahat because she offered to make a santahat for my big noggin!

68

peggyolson

@peggyolson

I vote for @peggyolson in the Shorty Awards Finals for #advertising because she puts the sterling in Sterling Cooper.

I vote for @peggyolson in the Shorty Awards Finals for #advertising because meow, meow, meow, meow, etc.

I vote for @peggyolson in the Shorty Awards Finals for #advertising because Peggy Rocks, Dammit!

69

selfexile

@selfexile

I nominate @selfexile in category #tech because he is mostly the first one to tweet the solution of tech problem(s) neone has

I nominate @selfexile for a Shorty Award in #tech because he shares his vast technical knowledge.

70

hermioneway

@hermioneway

I nominate @hermioneway in category #tech because... we love techfluff.tv it knocks the socks off most tech spots ;)

I nominate @hermioneway for a Shorty Award in #tech because... shes got a really cool moving picture thingy

71

radio_t

@radio_t

I nominate @radio_t for a Shorty Award in #tech because.

I nominate @radio_t for a Shorty Award in #tech because... it's best podcast show ever in Russia and it's true.

72

stoweboyd

@stoweboyd

I nominate @stoweboyd for a Shorty Award in #humor because he infuses some fun into serious topics

I nominate @stoweboyd for a Shorty Award in #tech because he trancends all categorization

I nominate @stoweboyd for a Shorty Award in #tech because he whined about it.

73

banannie

@banannie

I nominate @banannie for a Shorty Award in #wordpress because she is the oracle in such matters.

I nominate @banannie for a Shorty Award in #tech b/c she's delivered hugely helpful info on blog design and streaming video!

@shortyawards @banannie for a Shorty Award in #personal b/c she was one of the first I followed and 2 yrs ago and continues w/great Tweets.

74

Colten420

@Colten420

I nominate @Colten420 for a Shorty Award in #programming because...He is Ze bestest.

I nominate @Colten420 for a Shorty Award in #videogames because...he pwns all

I nominate @Colten420 for a Shorty Award in #egocentric because... he's good with tech, and is willing to help everyone he ...

75

robblatt

@robblatt

I nominate @robblatt for a Shorty Award in #tech because of his mad skills.

I nominate @robblatt for a Shorty Award in #tech because he is a kick ass new media producer and a great tweeter.

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