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
In 2010 Marian Call toured all 50 states on a fan-supported twitter-coordinated indie tour. No label, no manager, just 140-character connections across nearly all of North America (Canada too!). For more see http://mariancall.com and the blog at http://mariancall.wordpress.com.
Interview with Marian
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
#geekpickuplines. Boy I wish I'd saved that hashtag. Binary jokes galore.
Twitter or Facebook?
You mean the Necessary Evil Site? Definitely Twitter.
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
What feature should Twitter add?
The ability to choose #OldTwitter over #NewTwitter voluntarily. Same with every update; make it an option. Choices are good.