Webby Awards: Steve Jobs gets honored, full list of winners
(CBS News) The 16th annual Webby Awards was held Monday night in New York.
New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg was honored with a Webby Award for Lifetime Achievement for his work with the Bloomberg media corporation.
The award was presented by Tumblr founder and chief executive officer David Karp, who reminded the audience that if it wasn't for Bloomberg's contribution to financial technology, we wouldn't have found out the cost of Facebook stock shares until Monday. Karp was referring to the social network's high-profile initial public offering (IPO) last Friday.
"Make it here, then everywhere," Bloomberg said during his acceptance speech. Recipients of a Webby Award were asked to limit their speeches to five words.
"We just want to thank..." actress Juliette Lewis and actor Graydon Sheppard said when accepting their award for Best Actresses in the viral video "Sh*t Girls Say." Comedian Louis C.K., who was honored with Webby Person of the Year award, had the crowd laughing with his witty acceptance: "When I die, bye bye."
"I think other award shows should accept this idea of five-word acceptance speeches," Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, who plays Jamie Lannister in the HBO series Game of Thrones, told CBS News.
Mobile photo-sharing app Instagram, which was recently purchased for $1 billion by Facebook, was awarded with Webby Breakout of the Year. The award for Meme of the Year was awarded to Nyan Cat, who edged out the popular Tumblr blog "Texts from Hillary."
One of the night's highlights was a video tribute to the late Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple. Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, as well as Vice President Al Gore praised the tech luminary, thanking Jobs for his contributions to technology.
The ceremony was held at the Hammerstein Ballroom and was hosted by comedian Patton Oswald.
Here's a list of 16th annual Webby Award website winners. For the full list of winners visit WebbyAwards.com.
Associations: Downtown Seattle Association Website
Automotive: The 21stCentury Beetle - Rock 'n' Scroll
Banking/Bill Paying: Manilla
Beauty and Cosmetics: YSL Experience
Best Home/Welcome Page: Visit Norway 360
Best Navigation/Structure: The 21stCentury Beetle - Rock 'n' Scroll
Best Practices: Dropbox
Best use of Animation or Motion Graphics: Draw A Stickman
Best use of Photography: God's Lake Narrows
Best user of Video or Moving Image: Asos Urban Tour
Best Visual Design: Aesthetics Hellohikimori
Best Visual Design: Function The 21stCentury Beetle - Rock 'n' Scroll
Best Writing: Editorial - NewYorker.com
Blog: Business - Mashable
Blog: Cultural - The 99%
Blog: Political - FiveThirtyEight
Celebrity/Fan: MTV O Music Awards
Charitable Organizations/Non-profit: The Pine Ridge Story
Community: I Had Cancer
Consumer Electronics: Urbanears
Corporate Communications: Google Music
Corporate Social Responsibility: Ben & Jerry's Fair Tweets
Cultural Institutions: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Education: Khan Academy
Employment: Glassdoor - an inside look at jobs and companies
Family/Parenting: BabyCenter - Best Parenting Website
Financial Services: Mint.com/Intuit
Food and Beverage: Foodily
Games: androp "Bell" music video game
Games-Related: Game Trailers
Government: NASA Web Site
Guide/Ratings/Reviews: 9/11 Memorial Guide
Health: Medify, Inc.
Humor: The Onion
Insurance: Allstate Teen Driver
IT Software/Hardware: frameratefest
Movie and Film: Indiewire website
Netart: Bla Bla
News: The Daily Beast
People's Choice for Special Achievement for Social Change: Facebook
Personal Blog/Website: Clouds 365 Project
Pharmaceuticals: Ask A Patient
Professional Services: SoundCircus
Real Estate: PadMapper
Religion and Spirituality: Fervr
Restaurant: Beast and the Hare Restaurant Website
School/University: Chicago Portfolio School
Science: Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering
Self-Promotion/Portfolio: The Work of Robert Jaso
Social Media: Pinterest
Telecommunications: Huawei Mobiles
Television: HBO Connect
Tourism: NYC The Official Guide
Web Services & Applications: Dropbox
Weird: I Found Money Today
Youth: Sesame Street Muppets
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