17th Annual Webby Awards
The Webby Awards and People’s Voice Awards consist of more than 100 subcategories, all of which make up 6 main categories.
The main categories include “Websites, Interactive Advertising & Media, Mobile & Apps and Online Film & Video,” while Social Web was added this year.
Steve Wilhite won the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award for inventing the GIF file format, according to the award announcement. The GIF format helped shape NetArt, and it is still in use today.
Frank Ocean won the Person of the Year Award for publishing a letter to his Tumblr account, according to the release. This proved that the Internet is a, “medium for cultural change.
The Web Agency of the Year Webby Award goes to Tribal DBB Worldwide for outstanding achievements by an independent agency in all Webby categories, according to the announcement.
We want to congratulate all the winners!