WWE® Up for Six Shorty Awards

Sat Mar 30, 2013 10:01am EDT

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STAMFORD, Conn.--(Business Wire)--
WWE 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

About WWE:

WWE, a publicly traded company (NYSE: WWE), 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 (NYSE: WWE) can be found at wwe.com and
corporate.wwe.com. For information on our global activities, go to

Leslie Byxbee, 203-352-1056

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