Webby Awards: YouTube co-founders, David Bowie, “lonelygirl15,” and “Ask a Ninja”

News: The ceremony for the Webby Awards (the so-called Oscars of the Internet) was held in New York. YouTube co-founders Chad Hurley and Steven Chen won the Person of the Year Award. Jessica Rose, who plays “lonelygirl15,” won for Best Actress. The Best Actor Award went to “Ask a Ninja” guys Kent Nichols and Douglas Sarine. Obviously, YouTube did well this year! (More)

David Bowie also won a lifetime achievement award for his web visual art work on Bowieart.

The best part of the evening: all acceptance speeches must be 5 words or less! Chad and Steve said, “YouTubers, this is for you.” Jessica said, “Being traditional and saying thanks.” Ask a Ninja guys said, “Thanks mom. Thanks Internet fans.” David Bowie got to say more because he’s David Bowie and just won a lifetime achievement award: “I only get five words? Sh*t, that was five. Four more there. That’s three. Two.” (more)

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4 Responses to Webby Awards: YouTube co-founders, David Bowie, “lonelygirl15,” and “Ask a Ninja”

  1. Thi says:

    lonelygirl15 is funny. 🙂

  2. That’s much deserved ones.

  3. jazz says:

    shes quiet funny!

  4. […] 2.0.  The lists goes on, but one more I must insist on mentioning: Chen was awarded a “Person of the Year” award at the Webbies, or the “Oscars” of the World Wide Web. Even Oprah had a […]

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