It used to be that you could share your video gaming skills only with the number of friends who fit on your couch, but YouTube and various live streaming platforms allow players to share their abilities, and their personalities, with the entire world. The world has responded, making social gaming one of the hottest trends on the web. Our nominees are those gamers whose innovations and talent brought them the most attention this year.
If you're a video game maker or marketer looking for recognition for your use of social media to promote games enter the the Best in Games Shorty Award.
Millions of people participate in
The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook,
Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, YouNow, Musical.ly, Vine and the rest of the social web.
The 9th Annual Shorty Awards were held April 23, 2017 in NYC and streamed to the public.