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Key Dates:
18th Annual Webby Awards -
April 8, 2014: Webby Nominees announced, People's Voice Awards voting begins
April 24, 2014: People's Voice Awards voting ends
April 28, 2014: Webby Award and People's Voice Award Winners announced
May 19, 2014: The 18th Annual Webby Awards will be held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.
May 20, 2014: 18th Annual Webby Awards available on demand at webbyawards.com
Key Facts:
The Webby Awards is the Internet's most respected symbol of success. The 18th Annual Webby Awards received 12,000 entries from all 50 US states and over 60 countries worldwide.
Judges:
Winners are chosen by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences a global organization whose newest members include Tumblr founder David Karp, Huffington Post Media Group President Arianna Huffington, Skype CEO Tony Bates, mobile-phone inventor Martin Cooper, and and creator of the Jif Steve Wilhite.
Judging Criteria:
Nominees 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

Film & Video:
concept & writing, quality of craft, integration, overall experience

Social
content, creativity, engagement, overall experience
Past Winners:
Recognition by the Webby Award 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.
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