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The Twitter awards are coming to a town near you

Assuming you will be living near Dublin town sometime in October, of course.

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THE TWITTERATI ARE to be pitted against each other later this year as Ireland gets its first ever Twitter awards – The Tweeties.

The announcement, made earlier today by Digital Times, introduced the categories that the great and the good will be in the running for.

And just who will get to determine the winners?

Other Twitter users, of course.

The categories, and the hashtags that you need to include to register your vote, are as follows:

  • Best celebrity tweeter – #celebtweetie
  • Best sporty tweep – #sportytweetie
  • Best comedy account – #funnytweetie
  • Best live TV Twitter feed – #TVtweetie
  • Most popular # – #hashtagtweetie
  • Best musician or band – #musictweetie
  • Best media tweep – #mediatweetie
  • Best media firm – #mediafirmtweetie
  • Best blog account – #blogtweetie
  • Best writer – #writertweetie
  • Political tweetie – #politicaltweetie
  • Best foodie tweet – #foodtweetie
  • Best restaurant & eatery – #eattweetie
  • Best pub – #pubtweetie
  • Great business – #businesstweetie
  • Best corporate account – #companytweetie
  • Travel tweet – #traveltweetie
  • Best photographer – #phototweetie
  • Biggest tweet disaster – #cuckootweetie
  • Best international tweep – #InternationalTweetie
  • The Gold Eagle Award (overall winner) – #GoldEagle

On your marks, get set… tweet.

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