3rd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Categories


See below for official categories. The final entry deadline is September 20th, 2018.

Best use of Facebook

This award honors brands, organizations or institutions that use Facebook to effectively promote a social good program, project, initiative, or goal. Submissions may focus on overall brand presence, campaign-specific pages, Facebook Live, games, or promotions.

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Enhancing the Social Care Experience in the Caregiving Community
The AARP Social Response Team forges the ongoing social care strategies, processes, and official responses to AARP consumers as they interact with our social media content across channels. This program is a key feedback component to the AARP Experience strategy. Our strategic pillars guide our goals: to Monitor, Consult, Engage.We want to act as the real-...
In The Know Conservation by AOL
In The Know Conservation by AOL is a social video brand within Oath, Inc aimed at creating and distributing content that furthers the missions of conservation and environmentalism. In just a few short months, the page has garnered +150 million video views on Facebook, highlighting products, stories and initiatives that are geared towards creating a more e...
In The Know Innovation by AOL
In The Know Innovation by AOL is focused on highlighting the foremost in innovative technologies and products. The Facebook page has videos that have covered everything from needle-less diabetes devices to products that help reduce water usage and more.
Ponelopele Oracle Secondary School
The objective of this video is to highlight the Ponelopele Oracle Secondary School by showcasing the stories of the students, and how their education has changed their lives. From watching this video, Oracle employees shared the sentiment of feeling inspired and proud to be working for Oracle. Also, another objective of this video is to showcase some of t...
RestaurantHER
Women represent only 19% of chefs, and 7% of head chefs, across the culinary world. Beyond that, women chefs earn 28% less in base pay than their male counterparts.Grubhub recognized these issues and saw the need for serious change. So we started RestaurantHER to champion and support restaurants, and raise awareness about inequality in the restaurant indu...
Smithsonian Earth Facebook Page
After the launch of Smithsonian Networks' OTT subscription service, Smithsonian Earth, the digital team at Smithsonian Networks established a community for nature and wildlife lovers across the social web who share a passion for learning more about these subjects. The Smithsonian Earth Facebook page serves as our headquarters to unite and grow this audien...
The Case Foundation Be Fearless Watch Show
Be Fearless is on a mission to highlight individuals who bring to life what it means to "Be Fearless" by making big bets, letting urgency conquer fear, being bold and taking risks, reaching beyond their bubble and making failure matter. The people and organizations we feature are tackling the world's most pressing issues. Past episodes have featured fearl...

About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, Twitch, Musical.ly, and the rest of the social web.

The late entry deadline for the shorty social good awards is september 20, 2018