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WWE Up for Six Shorty Awards



STAMFORD, Conn., Mar 30, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) — WWE(R) has been nominated for six awards at the fifth-annual Shorty Awards, which honor the best in social media; recognizing the people and organizations producing real-time short content across Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Foursquare and the rest of the social web.

WWE has been nominated for outstanding work in the following categories: Best Overall Brand Presence on Twitter, @WWE on Twitter; Best use of a Hashtag, WWE and Komen for the Cure team up for #RiseAboveCancer; Best Overall Brand Presence on Facebook, WWE’s Facebook Page Network; Best use of Social Media for Television, WWE’s Social Integration on WWE Raw and Smackdown; Best use of Social Media for Video Games, Be on the Cover of WWE ’13; and Best Branded YouTube Channel, WWE on YouTube. The Shorty Awards event will take place on April 8 in New York City.

“We are excited that WWE has been nominated in so many categories by the Shorty Awards,” said Perkins Miller, Executive Vice President of Digital Media, WWE. “The digital team has worked hard on all the initiatives, and we look forward to continuing to push the level of creativity and content through multiple platforms.”

About WWE:

WWE, a publicly traded company WWE +1.03% , is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. The company consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience. WWE is committed to family friendly entertainment on its television programming, pay-per-view, digital media and publishing platforms. WWE programming is broadcast in more than 145 countries and 30 languages and reaches more than 600 million homes worldwide. The company is headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Miami, London, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore, Istanbul and Tokyo.

Additional information on WWE WWE +1.03% can be found at wwe.com and corporate.wwe.com. For information on our global activities, go to http://www.wwe.com/worldwide/.

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