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
I got involved with CrimeStoppers from @GraffitiBMXCop who did presentation at previous high school. I was inspired & started to use social media sites (twitter) to promote crime prevention. Due to my friend death by gun-violence, I began to take crime fighting seriously. I believe any tweet I send is being read by millions of people and can possibly end up saving someone's life tonight, tomorrow or even the next day. I am the first in Toronto to every proceed this method of crime prevention.