The Young Turks was nominated for a Shorty Award!

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Latest nominations for The Young Turks

tifosies
tifosies Watch TYT live at 7:30am eastern, watch Cenk (Winner of SHORTY AWARD) on MSNBC at 6pm eastern #WINNING @theyoungturks
elleesttrois
elleesttrois "The #Twitterverse is a mess & is in dire need of our tweets...time to seize this opportunity w/ aggressive tweets.." @TheYoungTurks #shorty
A L Freeland
A L Freeland "The #Twitterverse is a mess & is in dire need of our tweets...time to seize this opportunity w/ aggressive tweets.." @TheYoungTurks #shorty
ST Louis, MO.
ST Louis, MO. Cenk, @TheYoungTurks won the Shorty b/c of Aarons work with hosts on air. Think of the #WINNING with Turk Telling on air each week.
A L Freeland
A L Freeland @theyoungturks spoof of #PhilDavison (#shortyawards acceptance speech) was brilliant. Somebody tell #RandyGonzales. http://on.fb.me/ew...
elleesttrois
elleesttrois @theyoungturks spoof of #PhilDavison (#shortyawards acceptance speech) was brilliant. Somebody tell #RandyGonzales. http://on.fb.me/ew...
Malcolm Fleschner
Malcolm Fleschner Congratulations to @TheYoungTurks on winning a @ShortyAward! Much better than winning a Fatty Award! #tyt
Jerid S Elzinga
Jerid S Elzinga I endorse @TheYoungTurks in the Shorty category #news because... they make news and politics super entertaining.
AccessPR
AccessPR Award for #news @theyoungturks & @leisecarj #shortyawards @shortyawards
Isaac Leeman
Isaac Leeman I endorse @TheYoungTurks in the Shorty category #news because ana is fucking hot
dutchguy22
dutchguy22 I endorse @TheYoungTurks in the Shorty category #news because... they tell it like it is
Duygu Atacan
Duygu Atacan I endorse @TheYoungTurks in the Shorty category #news because...the 51 characters I have left cant describe my love for
Feidy Satwika
Feidy Satwika I endorse @TheYoungTurks in the Shorty category #news because I don't watch right wing leaning mainstream media.
Vanessa Martinez
Vanessa Martinez I endorse @TheYoungTurks in the Shorty category #news because...
Aaron Wysocki
Aaron Wysocki I endorse @TheYoungTurks in the Shorty category #news because...They're the Largest Online News show in the World! #TYT
Lucas
Lucas I endorse @TheYoungTurks in the Shorty category #news because...
Elias Tomekpe
Elias Tomekpe I endorse @TheYoungTurks in the Shorty category #news because...they release the kraken
Wayne Powell
Wayne Powell I endorse @TheYoungTurks in the Shorty category #news because...they rock!
Sean
Sean I endorse @TheYoungTurks in the Shorty category #news b/c... @anakasparian and Cenk have biutiful hair!
Joshua Neace
Joshua Neace I nominate @TheYoungTurks for a Shorty Award in #news because they tell you how it is.
David Dickinson
David Dickinson I nominate @TheYoungTurks for a Shorty Award in #news because their show is very entertaining and informative.
Kristie Burchit
Kristie Burchit I nominate @TheYoungTurks for a Shorty Award in #news because they are a progressive voice in the abyss of news.
The Shorty Interview
with The Young Turks
What's your best tweet?
Our "Clip of the Day" Tweets
What are six things you could never do without?
YouTube, The Huffington Post, Steelers Football, iHop, TYT Nation, Movies
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
To push our content out, to organize activism & quick surveys of audience
What's your favorite Twitter app?
Act.ly
Twitter or Facebook?
Twitter = Newsfeed, Facebook = Community.
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
#slapyourself
What feature should Twitter add?
Ability to Tweet @ Lists
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
George Bush
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
The Young Turks, Clip of the Day, Cenk Uygur, TYT
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
@WhiteHouse @PressSec @BarackObama
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
Tons of people, they stop tweeting regularily
Why should we vote for you?
Because we're the Largest Online News Show in The World.
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
#TYT #TheYoungTurks #p2 #CenkUygur #Act.ly
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
@tomtomorrow
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
#TYT #TheYoungTurks
How do you make your tweets unique?
We often include "Catch Phrases" from the show
What inspires you to tweet?
The NEED to share great stories with our audience.
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
Yes, helped teach us how to better utilize hash tags and @ messages
140 characters of advice for a new user?
tweet early and tweet often and DON'T tweet spam
How long can you go without a tweet?
12 hours
What question are we not asking here that we should?
How many lists we're listed on.
How do you imagine Twitter changing?
More Facebook & YouTube Integration
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
@jamiekilstein @allisonkilkenny @boldprogressive
Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?
@kassemg
What is one of the biggest misconceptions of Twitter?
Only people under 21 use it.
Why should people follow you?
We're the Largest Online News Show in The World!
Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?
@StopBeck
How do you decide what to tweet?
If we think our audience would find the content interesting.
Why'd you start tweeting?
To connect with our audience more.
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
It helps us communicate with our audience quicker than any other outlet.
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
Tweet YouTube clips
How will the world change in the next year?
End of Digg & MySpace.
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
People who Tweet stuff to get paid
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
Completely and Utterly Ruled by Facebook, YouTube & Twitter