Development Diaries Ltd/GTE has announced entries for the maiden edition of The Social Media Awards Africa (SMAA), a premier continetal initiative established to recognize and celebrate excellence, creativity and impact of social media.
According to the company, the SMAA will feature four categories and 15 awards targeted at personalities, platforms, institutions and indigenous initiatives that have demonstrated far-reaching impact on human socio-economic development in digital and social media practice through various tools and platforms.
It said individuals, organisations and brands are invited to participate in the nomination process in four distinct categories.
They are Personality Based (Awards for individual achievements in social media), which includes Blogger of the Year, Social Media Personality of the Year and Social Media Hero. Platform (Specific Social Platforms) including Facebook Page of the Year, Twitter Handle of the Year and Influencer of the Year (LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+, Instagram).