Barack Obama was nominated for a Shorty Award!

The Shorty Awards honor the 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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I vote for @barackobama in the Shorty Awards Finals for #yourcategory because...you will be the best prez ever!

Tuesday, January 20, 2009
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I vote for @barackobama in category #leadership because he's not a politician. He has vision, desire, and inspires.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009
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I nominate @barackobama in category #awesomeness.

Wednesday, December 31, 2008
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Oh Brother! shortyawards @BarackObama, you were nominated by @Michaelwaisjr for a #change

Tuesday, December 30, 2008
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I nominate @barackobama for a Shorty Award in #change because he's the hope of our generation!

Tuesday, December 30, 2008
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I nominate @BarackObama in category #change because everyone's holding him to that.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008
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#politics @BarackObama for tweeting the most successful presidential campaign in US history, all in less than 140 characters.

Wednesday, December 24, 2008
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, I nominate @BarackObama for a #hope award 'cause he's cool like that.

Wednesday, December 24, 2008
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i nominate @barackobama for a shorty award in #falsehope because he promises false hope.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008
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I nominate @BarackObama for the #politics award cause he da man!!!

Friday, December 19, 2008
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i nominate @BarackObama for a Shorty Award in #jedimindtrick bc you got 150k ppl to follow you then abandoned them after Nov 5

Friday, December 19, 2008
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I nominate @barackobama for a Shorty Award in #politics because he's a glimmer of hope in a bleak American political landscape

Tuesday, December 16, 2008
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I nominate @BarackObama for a Shorty Award in #politics because...he has shown us how to use twitter to change politics.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008
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I nominate @BarackObama for a Shorty Award in #politics because he won the election and is going to change the world.

Monday, December 15, 2008
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Dear @BarackObama, the election is over, I do not want to buy any tshirts, mugs, or other #tchotchkes. (@shortyaward worthy).

Monday, December 15, 2008
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I nominate @BarackObama for a Shorty Award in #politics because...isn't it obvious???

Sunday, December 14, 2008
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I nominate @barackobama for a Shorty Award in #politics because... he is the change we need

Friday, December 12, 2008
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i nominate @BarackObama for a shorty award in #politics b/c he used twitter to win the damned election! OBAMA FTW! ^_^

Friday, December 12, 2008
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@BarackObama I nominate @jaelithe for one of your crack #copy/editors. oh. wait. i confused you with @shortyawards. woopsie-doodle!

Thursday, December 11, 2008
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I nominate @barackobama for a Shorty Award in #politics because, well, duh. His Presidential campaign set a new standard.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008