The year's best producers of short* superhero 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 superhero




@shortyawards nominate @drsteel for #music - Industrial Hip-Hop Opera is under-represented in the world ; also giant robots and cupcakes.

I nominate @drsteel in #music because Bleu is scary.

I nominate @drsteel in #music because that's what a good Yellowjacket does. Lt. Bleu, AT YOUR SERVICE, FEARLESS LEADER!




I nominate @MsBoku for a Shorty Award in #SuperHero because...she's a Great American Hero!

@MsBoku Means I'm tweeting nominations for #shortyawards ! Sorry if the tweets annoy anyone. All in good fun for a Sat.! Hit me up! Anyone?




I nominate @TwitterUsername for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because...shes fun, friendly, and provides so many helpful ...

I nominate @TwitterUsername for a Shorty Award in #superhero because... He's Dr Steel, the future Emperor of the World get it?

I nominate @TwitterUsername for a Shorty Award in #art because she is a selfless crusader for art and its importance.




I nominate @snarkdogg for a #DonutMachineRepair Shorty Award because bugbear induced damage is a pain to clean up!

I nominate @snarkdogg for a #superhero Shorty Award before he goes all super villain on me




@SQLBatman my density? hmmm....I think you're making fun of me!! That's shortyaward nom for you as #superhero or #mostexcitingdba




I nominate @Genuine for a Shorty Award in #superhero...because he is a cool guy and very much a superhero