Takei Wins Shorty Award

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George Takei was one of the recipients of a Shorty Award, handed out Monday at the 5th Annual Shorty Awards Ceremony.

The Shorty Awards “honor the best in social media; recognizing the people and organizations producing real-time short content across Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Foursquare and the rest of the social web.”

Takei received his award for Distinguished Achievement in Internet Culture. He beat out the popular Internet Grumpy Cat for the honor.

Takei’s acceptance speech can be seen below. Other winners can be seen at this link.

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  • Kang the Unbalanced

    George, congrats and all, but this is like a Distinguished Swimming award. I hope you at least got a gift card to Fry’s or Chili’s or something along with it.