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Trulia, HotPads win Webby Awards

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For-sale home search and marketing site, and for-sale and rental property search site received awards in an annual online competition. Trulia received the 2009 Webby Award in the real estate category -- the awards are selected by a body of hundreds of individuals, collectively known as The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. And was named the "People's Voice" winner in the real estate category. This award is determined by the online community. Real estate category nominees also included: Better Homes and Gardens Real Park Riverfront Park Among the judging criteria: content, structure and navigation, aesthetic, functionality, interactivity, and overall experience of the site (see story). *** What's your opinion? Leave your comments below or send a letter to the editor. ...