We're thrilled to reveal the first of this year's Webby Sessions taking place at Internet Week New York!
The Webby Sessions are a series of panels and discussions touching on the latest Internet trends and inspirations specially curated by us. Each day, we will bring you thought-provoking content and leaders representing the very best of the web.
The first Webby Session is taking place on Monday, May 20 at 11am and will feature the incredibly popular, engaging, uplifting, and Webby Winning photo blog Humans of New York.
Photographer Brandon Stanton will join Webby Executive Director, David-Michel Davies to discuss the Internet's ability to foster altruism and build supportive community along with sharing the meteoric rise of his blog over the past couple of years.
We look forward to sharing ideas from some of our most inspiring Webby winners, judges, and friends.
This past year marked the 25th Anniversary of the Graphics Interchange Format. From its humble beginnings at Netscape, to its current prominence in today’s Tumblr-driven culture, the GIF has come a long way, bb.
All this week, in honor of the Lifetime Achievement Award GIF inventor Steve Wilhite is receiving at this year’s Webbys, we will be celebrating GIF WEEK. It’s like shark week but way, way better.
The Official Arrested Development Season 4 Trailer is here. Thank you, Dear Internet, for bringing the Bluths back into our lives.
Mom upside down is Wow.
We love you moms, and we love you Kid President!
Happy Mother’s Day <3
Hey New Yorkers,
We know how much you love your various Internet devices, including the one you’re reading this on right now.
Wanna come to the biggest Internet event of maybe the century but definitely the year?
All you need to do is send TimeOut New York a Webby hallmark 5-word Speech describing how New Yorkers use technology.
The winner will get 2 tickets to the sold-out super exclusive amazingly amazing ceremony in New York on May 21. Entries must be submitted before 5:00 PM on Thursday, May 16, 2013.
All these musicians could be summed up in .gifs.
Not only was the strong, lovely, and talented Grimes the most blogged about artist of 2012, she also knows how to harness the power of the Web to spread important messages that need to be heard.
Grimes wins the Internet, and that is why she is our Artist of the Year.
We’re so excited about this year’s Webby Sessions featuring 3 huge Webby Winning talents.
Monday, May 20th - Humans of New York photographer Brandon Stanton will join us to discuss his blog’s meteoric rise and how he turned a controversy involving DKNY into an altruistic venture.
Wednesday, May 22nd - We’re chatting data with Webby Breakout of the Year honorees Harper Reed and Michael Slaby, two of the tech masterminds behind President Obama’s successful reelection campaign.
Thursday, May 23rd - Erica Oyama, the brains behind Webby Special Achievement winning Burning Love will share her experience in creating the kind of web video that makes Hollywood drool.
Our friends at Internet Week New York have made it easy for you to join us, get a 25% discount with this exclusive code: HQ_WEBBYNETTED
See you at Internet Week HQ.
And if you can’t make it in person you can always join the conversation online via our livestream.
We’ll take 5.