Webby Awards to honor Bloomberg, Louis C.K., Instagram
Some of the notable honorees include New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg, who will receive the Webby Award for Lifetime Achievement for his work with the Bloomberg media corporation. Actress Juliette Lewis and comedian Graydon Sheppard will receive a special achievement award for the viral web video "Sh*t Girls Say." Comedian Louis C.K. will be honored with a Webby Person of the Year award.
Hot mobile photo-sharing app Instagram, which was recently purchased for $1 billion by Facebook, will be awarded Webby Breakout of the Year. The awards show is also taking votes for Meme of the Year - a nod to viral websites, photos or videos. The popular Tumblr blog "Texts from Hillary" and viral video Nyan Cat have been nominated.
The ceremony, which takes place at the Hammerstein Ballroom, will be hosted by comedian Patton Oswald. Check back for a full list of winners after the ceremony.
The Webby Awards starts at 5:30 p.m. ET and will be stream live in high-definition at WebbyAwards.com.
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