9th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

All finalists have been announced, stay tuned for more updates about the 9th Annual Shorty Awards on April 23, 2017

Brands & Organizations

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

Best in Family and Parenting

Organizations, brands or publications targeting parents and families are eligible for this award. This award recognizes the best efforts across social media platforms to engage and impress this particular demographic.

See previous winners and honorees here.


Brita. Splash Studio.
A 2013 study in the journal Pediatrics showed nearly 80 percent of the food endorsed by top athletes was "energy dense and nutrient poor," while 93 percent of beverages endorsed got 100 percent of thei...
Mott’s Teachable Tastes
Mott's, the nation's leading producer of branded applesauce and apple juice, has proudly created delicious and nutritious products for adults and children since 1842. As part of their new "Start Stron...
National Poison Prevention Week: Up & Away Call-to-Action
Moms – one of the most coveted, sought after and time constrained demographics in our country. Everyone is seeking their attention, from their spouses and kids, to schools, teachers, coaches, employers...
The Adventures of Little Brush Big Brush
Signal's key objective was to get more families with young kids brushing their teeth at night, as research showed a high percentage of this audience only brushed once a day in the mornings. Brushing tw...
The Snow Fox
Children's books—both digital and traditional—face immense competition from games, videos, and gadgets for screen time. And for children ages 4-6, this is the most important time in their entire lives ...
What’s Up Moms: Mom Hacks
We are the #1 parenting channel on YouTube with 1.5 million subscribers and 25-30 million views per month! Created by moms, we aim to inspire, inform, and hopefully make you laugh-- the kind of relievi...


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, Vine and the rest of the social web.

The 9th Annual Shorty Awards will be held April 23, 2017 in NYC and streamed to the public.