Comedian Patton Oswalt, while riding a horse after being introduced by heralds, presented host Jimmy Kimmel with a Webby Award for his viral video hoax of a twerking girl catching fire on a recent episode of the late-night talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live. submitted via Laughing Squid Tips
George Takei might be old enough to be a grandfather, but he has the social media presence of a millennial. The 77-year-old just won a Webby Award for his YouTube series, “Takei’s Take.” He’s reinvented himself on Facebook, where he has 7 million plus “Likes.” And he has more than one million followers on Twitter. […]
In honour of 25 years of the internet, the Webby Awards has launched The Webbys 25 for 25, a website featuring essays, films and artworks that celebrate the way the internet has changed our lives. Among them is an artwork from creative agency Party, which pays tribute to the often-unloved banner ad...
25 Years of Memes The Webbys 25 for 25 is a collection of 25 projects celebrating the past and future of the World Wide Web on its 25th anniversary commissioned by The Webby Awards in conjunction with the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and World Wide Web Foundation. New projects will be added from artists, [...]
Just like Boing Boing, this year marks the 25th anniversary of the World Wide Web. To celebrate, I wrote an essay titled "World Wide Weird." It's part of the "The Webby 25 for 25," a series pieces presented by The Webby Awards, The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), and the World Wide Web Foundation. Read the rest
It was announced on Monday, April 28, 2014, that The Metropolitan Museum of Art?s Instagram account was selected as the Webby Award Winner in the Social: Arts & Culture category in the 18th Annual Webby Awards. The Webby Awards, presented...Show More Summary
Simon & Schuster will publish Walter Isaacson‘s new book The Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution, this October. The Webby Awards has published an exclusive excerpt from the Steve Jobs biographer. Show More Summary
This post is sponsored by The Webby Awards. After a long, thrilling, and competitive season — marked by 12,000 entries and millions of votes in The Webby People's Voice Awards — the winners of The 18th Annual Webby Awards have officially been revealed. Show More Summary
The world’s leading community-driven hospitality company, and recent Webby Awards winner, plans to double the size of its EMEA operation in Ireland to 200 employees by year end.
Artsy, the leading resource for learning about and collecting art, has been named the Best Art Website in the 18th Annual Webby Awards. Hailed as the "Internet's highest honor" by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by the...Show More Summary
The results are in for the 18th annual Webby Awards, and Zillow walked away with a clean sweep for Best Website in the real estate category, claiming both the coveted People’s Voice Award and the overall Webby Award.
For the second year in a row, Zillow’s website has won both the “People’s Voice” and the “Webby Award” in the real estate category of the Webbys, a yearly Internet-focused international contest that honors website function and design. Zillow’s competition...
The winners of the 18 th Annual Webby Awards were announced, with De La Soul taking Webby Artist of the Year, the Jamaican Bobsled Team taking Athlete of the Year and Kickstarter getting the award for Breakout of the Year. In honor of...Show More Summary
Webby Awards honor the best and most popular of the Web
The Oscar of the internet, The Webbys, came and left with the usual ceremonies. For those who want nothing to do with pomp and circumstance, we’ve collected the winning mobile and apps related winners for your enjoyment. So withoutShow More Summary
The International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences announced the winners of the annual Webby Awards on Monday (April 28). Taking top honors in the best use of interactive video category was Pharrell Williams for his 24-hour "Happy"...Show More Summary
Congratulations to the 2014 Webby Award winners! There were a lot of categories, and each had both a Webby Award winner and a People’s Voice Award winner (based on internet votes). You can see all the winners at the awards site. There...Show More Summary
Almost a year ago, Google+, in participation with the same-sex marriage organization "Tous Unis Pour L'Egalite" (or “Together for equality”), released a web ad showing same-sex French couples finallying marry using the organization’s help in tandem with Google’s video-chatting system,...
Our friends at The Webby Awards have announced this year's recipients! As they do every year, The Webby Awards 2014 celebrates well-known big sites and also fantastic indie operations I've never heard of before but look terrific.
It's a happy day here at Autoblog. Our very own original video series The List - 1,001 Car Things To Do Before You Die is the proud recipient of a Webby Award. Akin to the Oscars of the online world, The Webby Awards, now in their 18th...Show More Summary