OPEN WEB AWARDS Winners

18 Dec, 2008

Mashable announced the winners of The 2nd Annual Open Web Awards, a multilingual, international online voting competition that covers major innovations in web technology. Through an online nominating and voting process, the Open Web Awards recognizes and honors the top achievements of websites and services in 26 categories.

Over 100 Blog Partners  including ArabCrunch have helped make this the biggest Open Web Awards to date with 50,000 total nominations, 80,000 total votes in the first round, and 90,000 votes in the final round according to Mashable. The awards blog partners come from 25 countries and are written in 10 different languages.
There were two sections in the Open Web Awards: the People’s Choice and the Blogger’s Choice. The Blogger’s Choice winners, listed below, surfaced upcoming new sites in every category; the People’s Choice winners are equally diverse. We also present them below. This year’s winners will be receiving the Open Web Award.

People’s Choice Winners


Mainstream & Large Scale Social Networks

Winner: Netlog

Runner-up: Platinum Lounge


Embeddable Widgets

Winner: Qoof

Runner-up: Sprout


Blog Plugins

Winner: ShareThis

Runner-up: AddThis


Social News

Winner: Help a Reporter Out

Runner-up: Hubdub


Social Networking Applications

Winner: Artition

Runner-up: Digsby


Social Bookmarking

Winner: Diigo

Runner-up: ShareThis


Search & Social Search

Winner: Scour

Runner-up: Artiklz


Sports & Fitness

Winner: Gyminee

Runner-up: FitFiend


Photo Sharing

Winner: ipernity

Runner-up: TinyPic


Video Sharing

Winner: ffwd

Runner-up: YouTube


Start Pages

Winner: Google

Runner-up: iGoogle


Places & Events

Winner: Doodle

Runner-up: Muchmor


Travel

Winner: SpottedByLocals

Runner-up: GeckoGo


Music

Winner: Noisetrade

Runner-up: Last.fm


Social Shopping

Winner: Pikaba

Runner-up: A Full Cup


Fashion

Winner: Coolspotters

Runner-up: Polyvore


Celebrity & Gossip

Winner: Oh No They Didn’t

Runner-up: BollyScoops


Mobile Applications

Winner: Evernote

Runner-up: MocoSpace


Dating & Romance

Winner: Zoosk

Runner-up: DateHookup


Wiki

Winner: Encyclopedia Dramatica

Runner-up: WikiHow


Politics

Winner: Politics4All

Runner-up: CreateDebate


How-to

afullcup

Winner: A Full Cup

Runner-up: College Cram


Environmental

Winner: Ecomii

Runner-up: Gazelle


Non-Profit Causes

Winner: Stop Political Calls

Runner-up: SocialVibe


Online Games

Winner: Playfish

Runner-up: Power Pets


Niche Social Networks

Winner: The Star Tracker

Runner-up: Wadja


Blogger’s Choice Winners


Mainstream & Large Scale Social Networks

Winner: Twitter

Runner-up: Facebook


Embeddable Widgets

Winner:

Clearspring

Runner-up: Sprout


Blog Plugins

Winner: ShareThis

Runner-up: AddThis


Social News

Winner: Digg

Runner-up: Mixx


Social Networking Applications

Winner: Ping.fm

Runner-up: Twitterfeed


Social Bookmarking

Winner: Delicious

Runner-up: StumbleUpon


Search & Social Search

Winner: Google

Runner-up: Scour


Sports & Fitness

Winner: Gyminee

Runner-up: Oneseason


Photo Sharing

Winner: Flickr

Runner-up: Picasa


Video Sharing

Winner: YouTube

Runner-up: Vimeo


Start Pages

Winner: iGoogle

Runner-up: Netvibes


Places & Events

Winner: Doodle

Runner-up: Eventbrite


Travel

Winner: TripIt

Runner-up: GeckoGo


Music

Winner: Last.fm

Runner-up: Pandora


Social Shopping

Winner: Wishpot

Runner-up(s): Tigerbow/Pikaba (tie)


Fashion

Winner: Coolspotters

Runner-up: Gift Girl


Celebrity & Gossip

Winner: Perez Hilton

Runner-up: Popvine


Mobile Applications

Winner: Evernote

Runner-up: Qik


Dating & Romance

Winner: SpeedDate

Runner-up: OKCupid


Wiki

Winner: Wikipedia

Runner-up: PBWiki


Politics

Winner: Huffington Post

Runner-up: CreateDebate


How-to

Winner: eHow

Runner-up: Howcast


Environmental

Winner: ThinkGreen

Runner-up: SocialVibe


Non-Profit Causes

Winner: SocialVibe

Runner-up: Kiva


Online Games

Winner: Playfish

Runner-up: Kongregate


Niche Social Networks

Winner: Wadja

Runner-up: Lifeblob


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