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
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
I wish people would stop worrying about the number of followers they have and start relating to one another. I follow not for numbers but for what you have to offer in terms of positive, creative and/or educational interaction.
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Yes! Connecting with fascinating people from all over the globe is something that is not easily done under normal circumstances.
How do you make your tweets unique?
I'm honest. I wear my passion for equality and human rights on my sleeve, and I stand up for the voiceless.