The phrase "excellence on the internet" can seem like an oxymoron to anyone who's ever been in the comments section of a YouTube video or a bodybuilding forum thread that's tried to figure out how many days are in a week, but that's exactly what the Webbys seek to honor every year. Think of them as the Oscars, but instead of awarding golden statues to the beautiful, chiseled celebrities you think about as you drift off to sleep, the Webbys honor the faceless keyboard jockeys who produce the content you read online every day.
This year we're up for 17 awards, including ones for our documentaries on the fight against Ebola and the invasion of Ukraine. The writing here on VICE.com is up against the New Yorker and Vanity Fair websites, among others. And in case you forgot about that time we got 20 strangers to kiss each other on camera, you should re-watch that, and then vote for it as best viral video.
In short, we want all of the metal springs, but we can't do it without your help. Voting is open until April 23, but why not go ahead and get to clicking? The process of navigating the Webby site can be a little tricky, but if you just go here to sign up with your e-mail address, and then individually click on the links below to vote for us, you should be all set.
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