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From the 8th Annual Shorty Awards

Frank Gioia

Nominated in YouNower of the Year

About Frank Gioia

Frank Gioia, aka CrankThatFrank, lives to make you smile. Beginning his online career in 2013, crafting YouTube videos from his New Jersey bedroom, Frank’s entertaining daily video blogs, advice segments, and popular “torture" challenges—such as eating the world’s largest gummy worm—have charmed and grown his online community. With more than 84k YouTube subscribers, hundreds of thousands of Vine and Twitter fans, and 1 million Instagram followers, Frank joined YouNow in partnership with The Huffington Post for his live stream show Being Frank with CrankThatFrank, recently named a YouNow #alternative Editor's Choice.