The year's best producers of short* webstandards 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 webstandards




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!




I nominate @obiwankimberly for an award in #webstandards bescause she rocks it and "An Event Apart - Boston 08"




I nominate @professor in #education because he's a good sport & upstanding guy :-)

@shortyawards @professor #education

Please RT: @ShortyAwards I nominate @professor in the category #education because professor is his name!




I nominate @lightofmind in #webstandards. Sam is the man.