Ben Compton 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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  • Ben Compton
  • Things to be aware of about my tweets: I'm an unapologetic liberal, an atheist and a Kentuckian. And I tweet a lot. And cry. bcompton (at) gmail (dot) com
  • http://twitter.com/bcompton
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I nominate @bcompton for a Shorty Award in #humor because... the man is a skilled humorist. For reals.

Monday, December 15, 2008
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I nominate @bcompton for a Shorty Award in #humor because he's not a famewhore, a celebrity, or a corporate shill.

Friday, December 12, 2008
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@bcompton They both suck. I recommend @shortyawards for a #douche because douche is douchey douche. Vinegar.

Thursday, December 11, 2008
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I nominate @bcompton for a Shorty Award in #humor because he's my friend and he hates cats. Oh wait. He loves cats. Dammit.

Thursday, December 11, 2008
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I nominate @bcompton for a Shorty Award in #startups because of that fire he started up in his kitchen.

Thursday, December 11, 2008
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I nominate @bcompton for a Shorty Award in #selfaggrandizement because DUH

Thursday, December 11, 2008