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Real Awards For Digital Things: A Social Media Look At The Houston Web Awards

If you were ever curious if the people that make you laugh so much online are equally hilarious in real life, we've got good news: they are. If there was any takeaway from last night's 2013 Houston Web Awards, it's that funny people are funny even when they're not restricted to 140 characters or 6 seconds of video.

The Web Awards are a celebration of all the great things going on online, as well as a chance to get out from behind computer monitors for a few hours. But in the age of smart phones no one is ever really away from social media, and we've rounded up our favorite photos and tweets from a great night.

(We grabbed these photos from Instagram and Twitter, but if you decide you'd rather not have us share your photo just drop us a line.)

Two of our celebrity presenters, really excited to be there.

Tweets like this are why Shea won Funniest Twitter Account.
We wonder if winning the award will warrant a mention on Houstorian's twitter next June 27th.

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Cory Garcia is a Contributing Editor for the Houston Press. He once won an award for his writing, but he doesn't like to brag about it. If you're reading this sentence, odds are good it's because he wrote a concert review you don't like or he wanted to talk pro wrestling.
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