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April 15, 2014

And the winners of the 6th Annual Shorty Awards are…

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Thank you all for tuning in to the 6th Annual Shorty Awards! This was a year where comedy met social media.

Big winners this year include #BatKid, Jerry Seinfeld, Virgin America Remixes the Safety Video, Retta, and Will Ferrell.

Host Natasha Leggero hilariously kicked the night off as she explained new social media apps by putting them into layman’s terms.  The 6th Annual Shorty Awards were star-studded with the following presenters: Miss USA Erin BradyMiss Teen USARettaAndrew W.K., H Jon BenjaminMatt WalshGilbert GottfriedJulie KlausnerMoshe Kasher, Tumblr founder David Karp, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, and husband-and-wife musical duo, Us charmed the audience with their television theme song mashup performance.

Some video highlights of the ceremony include: 

Jerry Seinfeld’s acceptance speech for #WebShow

Andrew W.K. Teaching Social Media Addicts How to Party

Shorty Safety Tips 

The NSA’s Top Secret Shorty Awards 

Makin’ It with Thomas Middleditch from HBO’s “Silicon Valley” 

Will Ferrell accepts the Shorty Award for Lifetime Achievement 

Be sure to check out shortyawards.com for exciting updates. Congratulations to all the winners!

Thanks to our premiere partners for their support: New York LifeA&EUnivisionBarnes & Noble CollegeCox BLUEHBO’s Silicon ValleyMuck Rack, and Unmetric!

6th Annual Shorty Award winners:

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April 7, 2014
Check out these two lovely men keeping it classy at the Bosco Booth at the Shorty Awards!

Check out these two lovely men keeping it classy at the Bosco Booth at the Shorty Awards!

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April 7, 2014
Check out this rockin’ photo in the Bosco Booth at the Shorty Awards with @allengerritsen and @dietzandwatson!

Check out this rockin’ photo in the Bosco Booth at the Shorty Awards with @allengerritsen and @dietzandwatson!

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April 7, 2014
The lovely @ChannelOneNews anchor @maggierulli and reporter @thomasrhanson at the Bosco Booth! #ShortyAwards!

The lovely @ChannelOneNews anchor @maggierulli and reporter @thomasrhanson at the Bosco Booth! #ShortyAwards!

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April 7, 2014