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Last and Final Round of the Open Web Awards
December 4, 2008, 10:24 pm
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The Last and Final Round of the Open Web Awards is underway…

VOTE HERE

And the nominees are…

Mainstream & Large Scale Social Networks
Netlog
Platinum Lounge
Twitter

Embeddable Widgets
Clearspring
Qoof
Sprout

Blog Plugins
AddThis
ShareThis
Zemanta

Social News
Help a Reporter Out
Hubdub
regator

Social Networking Applications
Artition
Digsby
Ping.fm

Social Bookmarking
AddThis
Diigo
ShareThis

Search & Social Search
Artiklz
findingDulcinea
Scour

Sports & Fitness
FitFiend
Gyminee
OneSeason

Photo Sharing
flickr
ipernity
TinyPic

Video Sharing
ffwd
Vimeo
YouTube

Start Pages
Google
iGoogle
Yahoo!

Places & Events
City Data
Doodle
Muchmor

Travel
CouchSurfing
GeckoGo
Spotted by Locals

Music
Last.fm
NoiseTrade
Pandora
(JamsBio got hosed!)

Social Shopping
A Full Cup
Pikaba
Tigerbow

Fashion
Chictini
Coolspotters
Polyvore

Celebrity & Gossip
Bollyscoops
Oh No They Didn’t
Superficial Gallery

Mobile Applications
Evernote
MocoSpace
Viigo

Dating & Romance
DateHookup
SpeedDate
zoosk

Wiki
Encyclopedia Dramatica
wikiHow
Wikipedia

Politics
CreateDebate
Politics4all
PreciseNews

How-to
A Full Cup
College-Cram
Howcast

Environmental
ecomii
gazelle
neighBorrow

Non-Profit Causes
DiscoverScholars
SocialVibe
Stop Political Calls

Online Games
Armor Games
Playfish
Powerpets

Niche Social Networks
Lymabean
The Star Tracker
Wadja

Happy voting!



Mashable’s Open Web Awards… Let the Voting Begin!
November 21, 2008, 5:49 pm
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The Voting Round and the top Nominees for Open Web Awards have been launched…

Click below for the voting widget. Use it to browse some new sites and offerings you may not yet be familiar with, and then reward the best in each category with your vote:

Get the full details by checking out the Rules and Timeline

Voting closes on Sunday, November 30th 11:59 pm PST, so hurry now.

Nominees, feel free to shout out your entries in the comments below.

To all, which entries and which categories captured your attention and earned your vote?



Open Web Awards – Nominations Open!
November 5, 2008, 5:29 pm
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Blog The Change is a proud blog partner of the 2nd Annual Open Web Awards, sponsored by Mashable. 

About Open Web Awards:

Open Web Awards is the only multilingual international online voting competition that covers major innovations in web technology. Through an online nominating and voting process, the Open Web Awards recognizes and honors the top achievements in 26 categories. This year, we’re partnering with over 100 blog partners, Poll Daddy for extra security and ease of voting and extending the nominations period and voting rounds for greater participation.

Nominations will be held from November 5th till November 18th 2008. The first and final voting rounds will be held from November 19th till December 15th.

The first Open Web Awards achieved over 250,000 votes combined between Mashable and our 50 international blog partners. Winners included Facebook, Digg, Google, Meetup, Twitter, Netvibes, woot!, Last.fm and Mahalo.

It’s time to celebrate all that is best about the Web.

Please grab the widget from here: http://mashable.com/openwebawards/widget/

Rules are here: http://mashable.com/openwebawards/rules/

Timeline is here: http://mashable.com/openwebawards/timeline/

Please note that the nominations round is from Wednesday 9 am PST till Sunday, November 16th 11:59 pm PST.