Send a tweet like this: I nominate @username for a Shorty Award in #category
because... [add reason here].
Some categories honor the best photos, videos or links, rather than people. For those
categories, use a URL instead of a Twitter name, like this: I nominate
http://instagram.com/example for a Shorty Award in #category because... [add reason
Be creative with the reason. A tweet without a reason for the nomination will not be
You can make up your own categories by changing the hashtag.
Certain categories have special rules or different ways of voting. Check each category page
I'm Luke Pearson, the creator and admin of @IndigenousX. I am an Aboriginal education consultant, blogger and social media advocate. I created IndigenousX to celebrate Indigenous excellence across Australia in all its forms.
Interview with RichJWeston
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
Read tweets from #racistlikeafox and #everydaysexism and you'll get the gist...
What inspires you to tweet?
To provide a safe space for Indigenous Australians to share their stories, promote excellence, network with others & to make new friends.
Why should people follow you?
To hear from a diverse range of proud and active Indigenous Australians each and every week.
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
Most of our hosts have their own personal accounts, and many have professional accounts as well.