Digi's WWWOW awards 2012, Petfinder takes top accolades
By Loh Ving Sung GooglePlus
11 June 2012 – Digi’s announced all 16 winners for the 2012 DiGi WWWoW Internet For All Awards last Saturday held at Digi’s headquarters in Shah Alam.
Sulin Lau, Digi's Head of Marketing Services with Haris Ismail,Astro Branded Content Media Sales Head handing Best of the Best award and prize to Petfinder
And the best of best among them is Petfinder, which is Malaysia’s leading pet portal and a registered NGO that advocates responsible pet ownership and a loving home for every pet while upholding animal welfare.
It emerged as the judges' favourite amongst the 14 winners of the categories open for public nomination and voting.
Other winners include 'My Generasi' who won for funniest video of the year, and 'Words for Geeks' who took Samsung App of the Year Award 2012.
Since the submission of entries opened on 24 March, there were 1,705 unique entries submitted in 30 days. The public voting period of 14-27 May 2012 recorded a total of 170,629 votes cast in the 14-day period in 14 categories that were opened to voting. Entries with the most votes in each category are then evaluated by celebrity judges like actresses Lisa Surihani and Sharifah Sofia, TV Chef Anis Nabillah and rapper Altimet.
This year, viral interest was stronger than ever, with over 2,000 tweets carrying the #DiGiWWWOW hashtag, creating more than 3 million impressions. Meanwhile, the WWWOW.my microsite registered 1.4 million page views from 335,000 unique visitors from 24 March to 16 May 2012.
The DiGi WWWOW Internet For All Awards Event Finale saw 16 awards presented as follows:
- ASTRO Top Online Over-Achiever Under 15 - ImanSyippo, Vote for me :)
- Nuffnang Fave Makan-Makan Expert 2012 - Fried Chillis
- Nuffnang Fave Kay Poh 2012 – Rotikaya
- Lowyat.net Fave 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 (by popular vote) – MyHazman.com
- DiGi WWWOW Of The Year 2012 (The Best of The Best) – PetFinder.my