The Webby Awards have been announced!
For those of you who are unaware, the Webby Awards honor those who are excellent on the Internet .The Webby Awards were started in 1996, when the web was still learning to crawl, and has grown ever since. The awards are presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), a 1000+ member judging body that includes such names as Internet co-inventor Vint Cerf, Arianna Huffington, David Bowie, and co-founder of Instagram Kevin Systrom. A wide variety of recipients are awarded in five different categories: Websites, Interactive Advertising & Media, Online Film & Video, Mobile & Apps and Social, as well as Special Achievement. Under each of these are more categories still, including over 65 in Websites, and 25 in Online Film & Video. There is also a People’s Voice Award in each category, with millions of voters every year. Here’s a full list of categories.
Some notable winners this year are:
For a complete list of 2013 winners and nominees, follow this link.