Steve Jobs Honored at The Webby Awards


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Internet Week culminated tonight with The 15th Annual Webby Awards. Held at the Hammerstein Ballroom in Manhattan, the event was hosted by Patton Oswalt. The ShareThis crew was in attendance to see comedian Louis C.K. accept his Person of the Year Award with the five word acceptance speech, "When I die, bye, bye."

Musician Bjork accepted the Webby Artist of the Year Award for her multimedia album Biophilia, created partly on an iPad along with ten apps supporting it.

Juliette Lewis and Graydon Sheppard received best actress awards for their work on the YouTube series Shit Girls Say. Their five word acceptance speech? "We just want to thank..."

A video featuring President Obama and former president Bill Clinton and other celebrities politicians and techies paid tribute to Steve Jobs. The video was introduced by "I'm A Mac, I'm A PC" stars John Hodgman and Justin Long along with Richard Dreyfuss who voiced the voice of Apple's "The Crazy Ones." (View the presentation below)

The full list of Webby Awards winners can be viewed here. Check out pictures from the evening here.

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by Steve Hall    May-21-12   Click to Comment   
Topic: Industry Events   

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