The 20th Annual Webby Awards was an amazing evening of tech stars, digital pioneers and infamous 5-Word Speeches. And how better to capture its essence than in GIFs? We partnered with the GIF masterminds at Giphy to curate a gallery of the best moments.
As for the Internet’s biggest night, like Nick and Megan, we’ll break it down for you one GIF at a time.
Emojis were a hit as host Nick Offerman quipped:
“? ? ? ? , thanks!” said Tyler Oakley for his 5-Word Acceptance Speech for Best Web Personality:
Kim Kardashian West received the first-ever Break the Internet Award. Her 5-Word Acceptance Speech? A promise that could break the Internet for years to come:
Couple that with another moment that we (and the Internet at large) will never forget:
Opal Tometi, one of the founders of #BlackLivesMatter spoke to the importance of the Internet in spurring the movement:
She received the Social Movement of the Year Award from activist and filmmaker Spike Lee. Her 5-Word Speech?
It was a powerful moment .
Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner, the brilliant minds behind Lenny Letter received not only a Webby but a giant birthday cupcake too.
After the being presented the two best things in the world by who but Eva Chen, Lena and Jenni were feeling all the feelings.
Star of “Jessica Jones” and Webby Best Actress Krysten Ritter, was thrilled to celebrate the best of the Internet. In fact, don’t take our word for it. Just see what her co-star, Mike Colter had to say:
Hell yeah it was.
Before he introduced the intrepid directors of Making a Murderer, legendary filmmaker Michael Moore offered some sage advice:
…and here they are, the two women behind Making a Murderer, Moira Demos and Laura Ricciardi, accepting the Film & Video Breakout of the Year Award.
Pizza Rat, viral sensation and native New Yorker stopped by to share some hard-won wisdom he learned as an Internet celebrity: Never lose touch with your roots.