The ballots are counted, the results are in, and it’s all over but for the shouting and throwing of confetti. Yes, the winners for the increasingly prestigious World of Wonder 2016 WOWie Awards for the Best of the Best of Social Media HAVE BEEN DECIDED! You picked ’em! We report ’em! And then we send them home with a coveted WOWie soup can! Check out the champions below.
The winner of the Best Blog is… Queerty!
The winner of the Best YouTube is… Hey Qween!
The winner of the Best Twitter is… the inimitable Jackie Beat!
The winner of the Best Snapchat is… The House of Avalon! (user name @TheHouseofAvalon)
We’d also like to announce…
The Viral Moment of the Year: RuPaul wins the Emmy!
and our LGBT Hero of the Year: Pulse Nightclub owner Barbara Poma, who showed such strength and grace after the mass shooting, and who now works tirelessly to create a memorial to the victims as well as reopen the club in another location.
Condragulations to ALL THE WINNERS and ALL THE NOMINEES, it was a real squeaker this year with many, many very close races. Y’all have some very passionate fans!