The Webby Awards were named “the Internet’s highest honor” by the New York Times, and is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet.
WeddingWire is honored to be part of the Official Honoree distinction, which is awarded to the top 10% of all 10,000 entries submitted to the 16th Annual Webby Awards from all 50 states and 60 countries.
The Webbys is presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a global organization whose newest members include CEO of Skype, Tony Bates, shft.com co-founder Adrian Grenier, CEO of Rovio Mikael Hed, and co-founder of Instagram Kevin Systrom, as well as director Darren Aronofsky, Martha Stewart, Huffington Post Media Group President Arianna Huffington, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, musician David Bowie, Internet co-creator Vint Cerf, Virgin Group Chairman Richard Branson, and R/GA Chairman and CEO Bob Greenberg.
Winners are selected for recognition based on excellence in the following criteria for Websites & Mobile: content, structure and navigation, visual design, functionality, interactivity and overall experience.
Past winners include Twitter, Google, eBay, Yahoo!, iTunes, Skype, FedEx, BBC News, CNN, The Guardian, The New York Times, Aol, Tumblr, Wikipedia, ESPN, Funny or Die, Comedy Central, PBS, The Huffington Post, the Sundance Channel, and The Onion.