The Shorty Awards: How Twitter Celebrates Itself In 140 Characters Or Less

Tonight’s 2nd annual Shorty Awards promise to be very well attended at The New York Times Tower (William Shatner is hosting!) but if you couldn’t find a ticket to the event that celebrates that best people and organizations on Twitter, you can watch a live stream of it right here. You can also read real-time updates on our very own Shorty Tweetfinder.

Best journos in the category include: Rachel Maddow, William Bonner, and Daniel Razon, while political Tweet nominees include The Nation, Matt Laslo, and Ali Abunimah. And since all the votes were generated by Twitter users, you know it’ll be blowing up on the micro-blogging service tonight. Keep yourself informed!

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