Topping Twitter’s already abbreviated brevity, the Webby Awards have shortened acceptance speeches to 5 words the past few years. With several sub categories within four main categories (Websites, Interactive Advertising, Film/Video and Mobile) to highlight current internet stardom, the Webbys keep it short and sweet. Arianna Huffington called out to her readers to help her out with her speech and I suggested ‘The web be the way.’ Get it? She didn’t. She chose: ‘I didn’t kill newspapers… Okay?’
Here are some others:
From The Office: The Outburst: ‘Brevity, is the soul of…’
From Detroit Free Press: ‘Read a freakin’ newspaper please.’
From Late Night with Jimmy Fallon: ‘Thank God Conan got promoted.’
Seth MacFarlane wins though:
To see a more complete list, check out the webbys website.
Posted by: Autumn.