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Prison Diaries Is Honored by the Webby Awards -- But Who Won?

Chandra Bozelko | Posted 12.29.2016 | Crime
Chandra Bozelko

Because there are no selfies taken in cells, Prison Diaries can't offer actual glimpses inside a modern prison; I use only stock photos, my mug shots and ID picture. Nor is there anything streaming live on Prison Diaries; every post was handwritten years ago.

Cast your vote for ballet!

Carla Escoda | Posted 04.15.2016 | Arts
Carla Escoda

"The internet can't be stopped" is the tagline for the 20th annual Webby awards. Neither, it appears, can Miko Fogarty. The feisty ballerina - who...

Damon Beres

Hannibal Buress Hurt Tinder Founders' Feelings | Damon Beres | Posted 05.19.2015 | Technology

They'd swipe left on his jokes, if they could.

HuffPost Live Wins Its Third Consecutive Webby Award

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.28.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

The Webby Awards announced its 19th batch of winners on Monday, and among them was HuffPost Live, which took home the award for Best News and Informat...

This Filmmaker Thinks The Front Facing Camera Is The 'Most Exciting Device' Invented In Recent Years

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.23.2015 | Business

Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain said the "most exciting device" that's been invented in recent years is the front-facing camera on a phone that allows people...

This Selfie 'In Memoriam' Video Might Make You Tear Up

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 05.20.2014 | Comedy

It was bound to happen. In an epic Webby Awards move, a YouTube video memorializing the greatest selfies of our time has been released. We have ...

Patton Signs On As Host Again

Posted 03.26.2014 | Comedy

Patton Oswalt will be dusting off his hosting jacket again, returning to helm the 18th annual Webby Awards on May 19th in New York City. The announ...

Lori Leibovich

Why Every Family Needs A 'Technology Shabbat' | Lori Leibovich | Posted 10.25.2013 | Parents

My family and I went dark for 24 hours from sundown Friday to sundown Saturday. I buried my iPad under a pile of books, stuck my iPhone in a drawer, and hid the TV remote from my kids.

13 Quirky & Unexpected Webby Nominees

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 04.29.2013 | Technology

The voting for the 2013 Webbys is over, but the winners haven't been announced yet, which means it's the perfect time to visit all of those sites you'...

Your Start-Up Life: Design Your Thinking

Rana Florida | Posted 10.16.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

An innovator that the most innovative businesses turn to for advice, IDEO CEO Tim Brown offers fascinating insights on creativity, design thinking and the birth of new ideas.

Kids and Social Networks: What Parents Need to Know

Scott Steinberg | Posted 10.07.2012 | Parents
Scott Steinberg

Monitor activity, but don't intrude on their social network experience.

WATCH: The Funniest Moments From The Webbys

Posted 05.23.2012 | Comedy

It was a night for the nerds at The Webby Awards last night, as the evening was hosted by Patton Oswalt and the Person of the Year award was given to ...

WATCH: Patton Oswalt Searches For The First 'First'

Posted 05.15.2012 | Comedy

Ahead of his latest gig as host of the 16th annual Webby Awards, Patton Oswalt found time to analyze the history of an age-old Internet phenomenon kno...

Jason Gilbert

What Was The Best Meme Of The Year? | Jason Gilbert | Posted 05.14.2012 | Technology

Noted astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson vs. Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann vs. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton vs. a kitten with a Pop T...

Anna Wintour Trounces The Webby Competition

Posted 05.01.2012 | Style

The votes are in for the 2012 Webby Awards and quite a few fashion faves nabbed first place honors for both categories: the Webby Award, chosen by th...

The Webby Awards: In More Than Five Words

David-Michel Davies | Posted 06.26.2012 | Technology
David-Michel Davies

I woke up to a bunch of emails about this article. Since Wired didn't call us to hear our perspective before publishing, I wanted to share why we think our process, and more importantly the credibility of the Webby Award, is second to none.

Art 21's New York Upclose and the Webby Awards

Kalup Linzy | Posted 06.19.2012 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

The web series I participated in has been nominated for a Webby Award! The series is produced by Wesley Miller and Nick Ravich, and is part of New Yo...

VOTE! Webby Awards Nominates 5 Sites For Social Change Award

Posted 04.12.2012 | Impact

Nothing will replace the immeasurable power of a protest that gathers thousands of people in a city square. But a number of organizations and social n...

2012 Webby Comedy Nominees Announced

Posted 04.10.2012 | Comedy

The Webby Awards have announced their 2012 nominees, and with them the nominees for the best comedic content on the web. Called "The Internet's highes...

Patton Oswalt Tapped For Big Hosting Gig

Posted 04.03.2012 | Comedy

The Webby Awards announced that comedian Patton Oswalt would be the host of their 16th annual ceremony. The awards, which is presented by The Internat...

The Life Out Loud: An Interdependent World

MeiMei Fox | Posted 11.29.2011 | Entertainment
MeiMei Fox

Connected tells the story of how, in this digital age, we are more interdependent than ever before. The wellbeing of family members depends on events happening on other continents.

Dan Savage Recounts First Trip To A Chicago Gay Bar

Posted 08.28.2011 | Chicago

As part of a new Slate feature closing out Pride Month, eleven prominent gay, lesbian and bisexual writers, including David Rakoff, Alison Bechdel and...

Webby Award Winner: Kenya's Crowd-Mapping Start-Up Ushahidi

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.04.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Last night, TED's Chris Anderson awarded a Special Achievement (RED) Webby Award to Ushahidi, the Nairobi-based crowd-sourcing start-up. He presented ...

Webby Awards Winners: Best 5 Word Speeches 2011

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 08.14.2011 | Technology

In case you didn't get to stream the 15th annual Webby Awards last night, we compiled a video slideshow of the best 5-word acceptance speeches, and t...

WATCH: Anna Wintour's Five-Word Webby Acceptance Speech

Huffington Post | Emily Singer | Posted 08.14.2011 | Style

At last night's Webby Awards, was honored with the "People's Voice" award for fashion. The glossy's editor-in-chief, Anna Wintour, was on...