Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Mashable Awards - Best of the Best on Web

I am a great big fan of Mashable and a quick glance of the posts keeps one updated in Technology and what's going on in social and digital media, technology and web culture. It provides Breaking Web News and for journalists like me, it's a quick read that keeps informed and aware of Tech world. Popular among Bloggers, Facebook and Twitter users and Tech enthusiastics, the site was founded way back in 2005 by Founder Pete Cashmore.

The 4th Mashable Annual Awards are announced (formerly known as Open Web Awards) and the Award website launch and nominations period will officially begin on September 27, 2010 to November 29, 2010. Final 5 voting will be from December 1 - December 15, 2010. The Awards are in partnership with Cirque du Soleil and celebrations will be held at the Cirque du Soleil Zumanity stage in the beautiful New York New York Hotel, Las Vegas. Tickets can be purchased here.

The Current Categories for Nominations are:
1. Best New Gadget
2. Best Mobile Device
3. Best Music Discovery Service
4. Best Location-Based Service
5. Best Web Video
6. Must Follow
7. Most Creative Social Media Campaign
8. Best Social Media Management Tool
9. Must-Follow Brand
10. Best Use of an API
11. Best Website User Experience
12. Best Mobile User Experience
13. Most Innovative Mobile App
14. Best Mobile Platform
15. Best Mobile Game
16. Most Creative Social Media for Social Good Campaign
17. Most Promising New Company
18. Best Online Game

You can help shape the categories by adding more and Stay tuned to Mashable if you want to get Nominated and even if not, stay tuned to find the Best of the Best on the Web in various categories.
- ilaxi

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