Shorty Awards Honors Best of the Web

  • One of the Internet’s most prestigious awards ceremonies, The Shorty Awards, took place last night and honored the best in Internet cleverness. Hosted by The Daily Shows Samantha Bee and Jason Jones, the show, had some good one-liners. When photo app, Instagram, took home the app award, Jones joked, Instagram, “The app that makes every photo look like an annoying hipster took it.”

    We’ve included some of the award highlights below. You can watch the full show here:

    Best Use of Brand and Best Overall Brand Presence on Twitter – Charlie Sheen

    Best Use of Video in a Social Media Campaign – TED and CNN Worldwide

    Foursquare Mayor of the Year: actual mayor Mike Bloomberg

    – Ricky Gervais wins the Lifetime Achievement Award

    (Check out when Conan O’Brien accepted his Lifetime Achievement award)

  • The government award went to: NASA

    Celebrity: Justin Bieber (of course)

    What did you think of the award ceremony? Did anyone lose that you think should have won?