Thursday, April 14, 2011
And the nominees are: You.

One year ago as part of our Weekend Assignment series, we asked you to help us take a walk around the world. The task for the assignment was fairly simple: film yourself taking your favorite stroll, for one minute. With all the great footage we received—more than four hundred iReports from seven continents (Antarctica? Check!)—we stitched together a video mashup of one amazing trek.



"Walk around the world," with the huge response it gathered in just 48 hours, showcases perfectly the kind of thing that the iReport community does better than anyone else: crowd-generated storytelling that is greater and more awesome than the sum of its parts.


Why are we bringing this up now, you ask?


Yesterday we got the news that "Walk around the world" was nominated for a Webby Award on the category of Online Film & Video: Video Remixes/Mashups, and we're understandably thrilled! The Webby Awards are awarded annually by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, for Internet excellence. In fact there's two awards given for each category, one chosen by the academy and the other chosen by popular vote at the Webby Awards' website.


"We couldn't have done it without you" feels like a huge understatement; this kind of recognition belongs to everyone in the iReport community. Give yourselves a pat on the back, go ahead.


Go ahead.


Oh, and you know what else is crowd-generated? Choosing a winner! Let's all tweet, Facebook, blog and vote ourselves to victory!

April 14, 2011
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wow cool thanks

April 14, 2011
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Where do I vote? 

April 14, 2011
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Tried several times to share this on FB but it won't open the page

April 15, 2011
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Great... take a walk around world

April 15, 2011
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Quiúbole, Chueco?  I'm not able to vote.  I keep getting a message saying the server "timed out."

April 15, 2011
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Hi, all. I've been using this link and haven't had any trouble so far:

April 15, 2011
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I clicked on the recommended link above mentioned it took me to the site of Webby however, I could not locate the "The walk in our shoes" video to vote for.

April 15, 2011
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I was able to vote using the link David posted yesterday at the blog meeting. Go to yesterday's blog and you'll find it. If we could post links here, I'd re-post it.

April 16, 2011
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April 17, 2011
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April 20, 2011
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Congratulations sun', Larena, Joyful', along with CNN and everyone else!!!

April 29, 2011
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Hey America - I am from Yorkshire, England currently watching CNN news. I think its great how the US have got so involved in the Royal Wedding. I would like to say that I think William and Kate have done our country proud and will bring a new, modern look to our monarchy! Its been a fantastic day for us brits and i am glad the rest of the world have shared our joy


Leanne Tosh - West Yorkshire - UK

April 30, 2011
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i really don't know who get my vote!






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April 30, 2011
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good info

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