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Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Revenge of the Nerds: Winners Announced For the S.F. Web Awards

Posted By on Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 11:28 PM

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We obviously could use some help understanding this whole Internet thing. So we asked our readers and a team of judges who have spent way longer in the field than we have to find the best online resources for S.F. (and because this is the Internet, parts of the Bay Area). We stayed up many many nights tallying, e-mailing, and discovering. And to celebrate, is hosting the S.F. Web Awards 2010.

We brought in a bunch of people from our online community  -- including Laughing Squid's Scott Beale, Tech Blogger Robert Scoble, Digg's Aubrey Sabala, SF Appeal's Eve Batey, Twitter's Robin Sloan, Sfgate's Max Garrone, SFist's Brock Keeling, MTV's Maya Baratz, Sweet Melissa's Melissa Griffin, Mission Mission's Allan Hough, Uptown Almanac's Kevin Montgomery, StyleSeat's Melody McCloskey, and VVM new media staff -- and made them comb through the nominees and suggest their favorites (hey, Dr. Jang scares the shit out of us too). And to keep it fair, none of the judges voted in a category they're affiliated with. Check out the winners below and check here for more info on how to attend our Web Awards

Party between 5-9 p.m at 111 Minna tonight #sfwebawards.

SF's Best Twitterer

Kevin Rose 

SF's Best Tweet

SF's Best Restaurant Twitter
Humphry Slocombe

SF's Best Business/Startup Twitter

SF's Best Foursquare Mayor Deal
Patxi's Chicago Pizza

SF's Biggest Foursquare Whore (i.e. checks in a lot)
Caroline McCarthy

SF's Most Shameless Self Promoter
Broke Ass Stuart

SF's Biggest Social Media "Expert"
Brian Solis

SF's Best Flickr Account
Thomas Hawk

SF's Best Online Photo
Mission Mission

SF's Best Commenter
Eve Batey

SF's Best Comment Thread
Peter Getty on Sfist

SF's Best Meme
Gavin's Hair

SF's Best Personal Blog

SF's Best Food Blog

SF's Best Music Blog

SF's Best Tech Blog

SF's Best Sex Blog/Blogger
Violet Blue (Tinynibbles)

SF's Best Politics Blog
SF Usual Suspects

SF's Best Events Blog

SF's Best Hipster Blog
Uptown Almanac

SF's Best News Blog

SF's Best Counter Culture Blog
Laughing Squid

SF's Best Art Blog

SF's Best Local Activism Site

SF's Most Useful iPhone App
Taxi Magic

SF's Best Online Video
"Death Star Over San Francisco"

SF's Best Facebook Fan Page
"Dr.Jang Scares the Shit Out of Me"

SF's Best Designed Site Aesthetic
The Bold Italic

SF's Best Social News Site

SF's Best Government Site
SF Gov

SF's Best Restaurant Site

SF's Best Club Site
Sloane SF

SF's Best Blog Post

SF's Best Digg Submission
Governor's Breakfast on Sfist

Honorary Mentions

Zeitgeist, for being the S.F. restaurant/bar most checked-in to on Foursqaure.

Robert Scoble, for ultimate Apple/iPad fandom (as well as contribution to the Internet, in general).

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