All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Webby Awards’

Patton Oswalt To Host 17th Annual Webby Awards

Comedian and social media superstar Patton Oswalt has been tapped to host the 17th annual Webby Awards. The Webby Awards, an award show presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, is one of the most prestigious internet-based award ceremonies. It’s often referred to as “the Oscars of the internet.” The IADAS is made up of over a …

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Steve Jobs Gets A Video Tribute At The Webby Awards

Last night’s 16th Annual Webby Awards saw a tribute to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. The tribute was introduced by the actors who starred in some of Apple’s most well-known advertisements. Justin Long and John Hodgman, better known as the Mac and PC of the “I’m a Mac” ads, spoke briefly before introducing Richard Dreyfuss, who provided the voice-over for the …

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2012 Webby Awards Nominees Announced

The Webby Awards, the lofty honor bestowed to the Internet’s best offerings, announced today the nominees for its 16th annual showcase. The 2012 awards show will be hosted by comedian extraordinaire Patton Oswalt and will feature some of the past year’s most notable online breakthroughs, ranging from Google+ to Tim Tebow to Spotify to some hilarious videos from Funny or …

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B.J. Novak Roasts Google, Apple, Facebook at Webby Awards

B.J. Novak of NBC’s The Office and Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basteds hosted the Webby Awards last night.

In his opening monologue, he talked about how great Pandora is, how Apple should stop updating iTunes "for two days", unreliable Google Maps time estimates, the New York Times accepting an award from the Internet, Facebook privacy, and more.

Watch the video below (hat tip to Silicon Alley Insider):

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