The Winners Of The 2012 Village Voice Web Awards


It’s finally here! The 2012 Web Awards winners have been chosen. Check them out after the jump to see if your favorites took home the coveted foam hand trophy. And if they didn’t make it? There’s always next year (and feel free to complain in the comments section).

Best Neighborhood Blog
Fucked in Park Slope

Best Professional Twitter Account
Big Gay Ice Cream: @biggayicecream

Best Personal Twitter Account
Rob Delaney: @robdelaney

Best Parody Twitter Account
Fake MTA: @FakeMTA

Best Professional Tumblr
NPR Fresh Air

Best Personal Tumblr
Bobby Finger

Best Kickstarter Project
The Water Tank Project by Word Above The Street

Best Viral Video
Shit New Yorkers Say

Best GIF – Action
“Little girl on bike drifting into parking space”

Best GIF – Drama
“Boy on tractor driving into girls”

Best GIF – Comedy
“Michael Beasley Wrong Knee Rub”

Best Cat
Tard the Grumpy Cat

Best Dog

Best Animal (Non Cat or Dog)
Baby Walrus Mitik at the New York Aquarium

Tweet of the Year
Chuck Grassley: “Assume deer dead”

Video of the Year
Hot Cheetos and Takis

Best Longform Piece
Unmasking Reddit’s Violentacrez, The Biggest Troll on the Web” by Adrian Chen, Gawker

Best Restaurant Site
Mile End Deli

Blogger We Love
Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York

Best Use of Facebook to Promote a Business
Ride Brooklyn

Best Locally Built iPhone app

Best Start-Up
Lucky Ant

Best Athlete Twitter
Jose Canseco @josecanseco

Best Knicks Twitter
JR Smith @TheRealJRSmith

Best Instagram Account
Sam Horine

Best Celebrity-Related Tumblr
What if Adele was Mrs. Doubtfire?

Best Food Blog
Serious Eats

Best Podcast
How Was Your Week with Julie Klausner

Best Internet Radio

Best Sandy Relief Resource
Occupy Sandy

Best Meme
Mckayla Maroney is Not Impressed

Best Instagram Photo
Sam Horine: “Rockaway Beach Boardwalk, Post-Sandy”

Best Sports Tumblr
Smokin’ Jay Cutler

Best List
“Birds, From Worst To Best” by Joe MacLeod, The Awl