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- Key Dates:
- April 9, 2013: Webby Nominees announced, People's Voice Awards voting begins
- April 25, 2013: People's Voice Awards voting ends
- April 30, 2013: Webby Award and People's Voice Award Winners announced
- May 21, 2013: The 17th Annual Webby Awards will be held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.
- Key Facts:
- The Webby Awards is the Internet's most respected symbol of success. The 17th Annual Webby Awards received 11,000 entries from all 50 states and over 60 countries worldwide. Webby Awards are awarded in over 100 categories.
- Webby Winners are chosen by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a global organization of industry experts and technology innovaters, such as musician David Bowie, Internet Co-inventor Vint Cerf, Arianna Huffington, President and Editor-in-Chief of Huffington Post Media Group, Twitter Co-founder Biz Stone, Chairman and Founder of R/GA Bob Greenberg, Co-Founder of Instagram Kevin Systrom, Executive Creative Director at Google Lab, Iain Tait, Mozilla CEO and Chair Mitchell Baker, Tumblr Founder David Karp, and Roy L. Furman Professor of Law and Leadership at Harvard Law School, Lawrence Lessig. The online public chooses the Webby People's Voice Award Winners by casting ballots for their favorite Webby Nominees during the annual voting period.
- Judging Criteria:
- Honorees are selected for recognition based on excellence in the following criteria:
- Websites & Mobile:
- Content, Structure and Navigation, Visual Design, Functionality, Interactivity and Overall Experience
- Interactive Advertising & Media:
- Creativity, Integration, Overall Experience
- Online Film & Video:
- Concept & Writing, Quality of Craft, Integration, Overall Experience
- Content, Creativity, Engagement, Overall Experience
- Past Winners:
- Recognition by The Webby Awards puts you in the esteemed group of industry leaders such as Twitter, Google, eBay, Pinterest, Skype, Fab.com, Instagram, BBC News, CNN, The Guardian, The New York Times, AOL, Tumblr, Wikipedia, ESPN, Funny or Die, Comedy Central, PBS, The Huffington Post, the Sundance Channel, and The Onion.