DiGi Wows Internet Community with WWWOW Awards 2012
Shah Alam, Malaysia – DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd recently announced PetFinder as the best among 14 category winners of the DiGi WWWOW Internet For All Awards 2012. Held at DiGi’s headquarters, some of the biggest names in the Malaysian Internet landscape were present to make the event a success.
The submission of entries for the event began March 24 with 1,705 unique entries. The voting process started March 14 and ended on March 27, with a recorded total of 170, 629 votes. This year, the event garnered over 2,000 tweets carrying the #DiGiWWWOW hashtag, while the WWWOW.my microsite registered 1.4 million page views from 335,000 unique visitors.
Sulin Lau, Head of Marketing, DiGi Sdn Bhd said, “We have been truly touched and inspired by the Malaysian netizens this year. For the DiGi WWWoW Internet For All Awards 2012, we wanted to find special people who were using the power of the Internet to do special things, and from what we have seen, we are convinced more than ever how talented Malaysians are.”
In addition to public voting, entries with the most votes in each category were evaluated by the judges based on originality, relevance, execution and impact they have made on others. Five finalists from each of the 16 categories were invited to attend the awards ceremony.
Here are the list of 16 winners of awards at the event:
- ASTRO Top Online Over-Achiever Under 15 – ImanSyippo
- Nuffnang Favorite Makan-Makan Expert 2012 – Fried Chillis
- Nuffnag Favorite Kay Poh 2012 – Rotikaya
- Lowyat.net Favorite Tech Head 2012 – keiths.blog
- Says.my Online Shop of the Year 2012 – friendlyfashion
- Nuffnang Blogger of The Year 2012 – Bro, Don’t Like That La, Bro
- Google Most Inspiring Internet For Good Award 2012 – PetFinder.my
- Innity Funniest Video of The Year 2012 – My Generasi
- InMobi Mobile Short Film of The Year 2012 – Terima Kasih Malaysia: Belacan
- Malaysiakini PhotoJournalist of The Year 2012 – Sea Gypsies
- MSN Breakthrough Star Performer of The Year 2012 – Talents of SMK Seafield
- Yahoo! Social Media Gathering of The Year 2012 – Tweet-Up Kaseh
- Mudah.my Most Promising Webpreneur of the Year 2012 – Christy Ng Shoes
- Samsung App of the Year Award 2012 – First Words for Geeks
- DiGi WWWOW People’s Choice of The Year Award 2012 – MyHazman.com
- DiGi WWWOW of The Year – PetFinder.my
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