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
Confused teenager who was always going to study law until I discovered Jaques Cousteau! Sceince then took over my life and a Zoology degree followed by a move to a plant pathology PhD secured my future. Married to a scientist in a different field inevitably meant one of us had to give and he got the permanent job first so I moved into science communication. Working in one of the worlds hot spots in science, which most people don't appreciate, is a challenge but boy does social media help!
Interview with Dee
Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?