Woohoo! Flipgrid was officially nominated as a 2017 Webby Awards Finalist in the Social category for Mobile Sites and Apps. Regarded as “The Internet’s Highest Honor” by The New York Times, the Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the internet.
Please vote (by April 20) for Flipgrid in the People’s Voice:
“Being nominated as a finalist in the esteemed Webby Awards is an incredible honor for our team and we share this nomination with our truly inspiring teachers and students around the world,” shared Dr. Charlie Miller, Flipgrid Cofounder and Chief Design Officer. “Flipgrid's mission is to empower and amplify student voice in Preschool through PhD classrooms. To see Flipgrid, a social learning edtech platform, competing side-by-side with incredible social media companies like TimeHop, Jelly, Speeks.tv, and Rabbit is a testament to the critical role of student voice in today’s world.”
Flipgrid was a 2014 Webby Awards Honoree in three categories: Education, Education & Reference (Tablet), and Education & Discovery.
“Nothing will top the Barrow Peace Prize we received in 2015 from second grade students at Barrow Elementary in Athens, Georgia,” said Jim Leslie, Flipgrid CEO. “But the Webby is a close second and something we’re proud to celebrate with the amazing community of Flipgrid teachers and students.”
Again, we’d love for you to vote today for the power of student voice! Thank you!
About the Webby Awards
Established in 1996 during the Web’s infancy, The Webbys is presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS)—a 2000+ member judging body. The Academy is comprised of Executive Members—leading Web experts, business figures, luminaries, visionaries and creative celebrities—and Associate Members who are former Webby Winners, Nominees and other Internet professionals.
This year’s Nominees are truly moving Internet culture and society forward across Websites, Film & Video, Advertising, Media & PR, Mobile Sites & Apps, Podcasts & Digital Audio, and Social. They represent an inspiring mix of established Internet brands, independent projects, celebrities, and viral sensations. Of the 13,000 entries received from all 50 United States and over 70 countries, the top 9% are ranked as Nominees this year and are eligible to win The Webby Award and The Webby People’s Voice Award in their category.
Flipgrid is a social learning platform that amplifies student voice in more than 50,000 PreK to PhD classrooms across 137 counties. To learn more please visit http://flipgrid.com