MALAYSIA — DiGi launched the DiGi WWWOW Awards, the 1st people’s choice Internet awards for Malaysians by Malaysians. It is a collaborative project with ASTRO, Era.fm, Hitz.fm, Google, Yahoo! MSN, Mudah.my, Nuffnang bloggers, Lowyat.net, Malaysia Airlines, Flickr, Karangkraf and the Malaysian Digital Association (MDA), winners will be nominated and voted for by Malaysian Netizens.
“The DiGi WWWoW Awards is a concerted effort by DiGi and our project partners to spotlight Malaysians who are already making waves online and deserve to be acknowledged for their wonderful ideas and amazing creativity,” explained Sulin Lau, DiGi’s Head of Marketing Services.
What you need to know about DiGi WWWoW Awards
There are 16 awards:
- Top Makan Makan (food) Expert Award
- Top Kay Poh (gossip) Award
- Fave Tech Head Award
- Online Shop of The Year Award
- Blogger of the Year Award
- Video of the Year Award
- Must Follow Personality Award
- Picture of the Year Award
- Top LOL (humour) Award
- Best Internet for Good Award
The awards are open to all residents of Malaysia. Every Malaysians can submit their own entry for DiGi WWWOW Awards. You can submit to multiple categories.
For voting, you can only vote once per category per day. Meaning, everyday you can add 1 vote to 1 entry in each category till close date.
Both submission of entries and voting requires you to sign in via Facebook Connect and open from 21 April 2011 until 20 June 2011.
Each category will only have one winner, which is the entry with most votes in the particular category. Winner will receive trophy and prizes worth up to RM5000. Participants that are nominated for multiple categories may stand a chance of winning more than one award. The DiGi WWWoW Awards night is on 12 July 2011.
Vote Liew Cheon Fong (yours truly) in “Fave Tech Head” category. (Currently, at the LAST place. Hahahahaha…)