Today the most popular means of communication is social media. We see all kinds of awards on television, but even the Internet is not far behind. “The iO’choice (Indian online choice) Awards” are the Annual Awards that recognize and honors India’s Best Popular short-form content creator on micro blogging website like Twitter and Facebook.
iO’choice Awards were created in 2012 by Tect Entrepreneurs Nitin Bhatt (@nitBhatt) and his team. They invited Indian Twitter account holders to nominate the best twitters in general categories such has Activists, Leaders, Actors, Musicians, Bloggers, Dancers, Cricketers, News, Food, Web Designs and many more. In 2012, these Online Awards gathered around 25,000 voting tweets. Since then, the idea of online polling using just Tweets and Facebook updates has grown by Indian social media users.
In this year’s “iO’choice Awards” there are many Marathi personalities who are been nominated in various categories. Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar is been nominated in the category of Best Indian Singer with other popular singers like Shreya Ghoshal, Sonu Nigam, Sunidhi Chauhan, Akal Inder and Arijit Singh.
I’Ochoice also has a Best Indian Cricketer category where the idol Mr. Sachin Tendulkar is been nominated with other cricketers like M.S. Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Yuraj Singh and others. Sachin is not only nominated as Best Indian Cricketer but also as India’s Best Sports Person. On the other hand, Priya Adivarekar who is an Actress, Voice Actress, Fashion Blogger, Choreographer and a Journalist is been nominated in a Best Indian Journalist and Best Indian Writer Category. Even our Mumbai Indians are nominated in Best IPL Team Category. While Rahul Mahajan is been nominated as Best Fun Account on Twitter along with Kapil Sharman, Kamaal R Khan, Gautam Rode & Shahid Kapoor.
If you’re a Social Media User, you can visit this site http://iochoice.com/IOC14.php and vote for your favorites. Leave your comments & share with us whom you voted for!