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
Shoutouts was founded in early 2012 by Gennaro Napolitano, and Zach Wilhelm, in Prescott Arizona. Since then we have expanded with over three hundred and fifty thousand combined followers on Instagram, and over Ten Thousand followers on Twitter. The time and effort we have worked to reach these incredible limits has definitely paid off. We thank you all for this opportunity, and hope to see you in New York for the awards ;-)