I'm in the Best Blog category and up against stiff competition with The Book Shelter and Snyar. The award winners will be announced and presented at an elaborate Gala Award Ceremony in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan & H.H Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan on 28 November, 2012.
The du Social Media Awards celebrate the country’s most innovative social media users. Entrants into the Awards will be recognised and rewarded for their positive social media presence; they will promote patriotism and encourage a strong community spirit within the UAE’s society.
Abu Dhabi Daily Photograph
"Using a thought-provoking image each day, this photoblog both promotes the UAE and challenges common misconceptions and stereotypes about the country and the Arab world. Realizing that modern audiences respond better to visual content than text, the photoblog published 740 photos in four years. It innovatively uses these photos for fundraising, through charity sales of UAE-themed photo screensaver CDs. It has benefited Haiti earthquake survivors, among others. Rather than exclusively using the “Big 3” social media sites, it uses additional sites like Blurb.com and TripWow. The blog receives visitors from 145 countries, demonstrating how it has captured the imaginations of a global audience".