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
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