9th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

Voting & Entries for Influencers, Brands and Organizations are now closed! Stay tuned for finalist announcements.

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 Social Media Tool

This award honors a social media marketing tool that has significantly enhanced a brand, agency, organization or institution's ability to generate relevant and effective social media content. Case studies and testimonials are encouraged.

See previous winners and honorees here.
#ŠKODALOVE User Generated Content Campaign
@ŠKODAGRAM is the home of ŠKODA on Instagram where we showcase the very best of ŠKODA owners' photography and reach out to a younger audience. We openly invite ŠKODA owners to share their best shots using the hashtag #ŠKODALOVE and the reaction is remarkable. The very best of user generated content (UGC) is shared with our Instagram community of 72.7k fol...
A Piglet within Tele Sena Social Network
Tele Sena is a single payment capitalization bond, released in November 1991 by Silvio Santos Group (SBT TV). There are five types of prizes in each campaign, and if you should not win you may redeem 50% out of the amount paid after one year. The objective was channelling all the confidence and credibility of Tele Sena to social network, bringing together...
The objective was to leverage social media this holiday season to create an awareness campaign for Jet.com, an online retailer known for saving people money.
America has a problem. We consume too much. And while we all know that the U.S. is synonymous with consumption, what's less well known is that there is over $380 billion worth of goods sitting unused or stored away in U.S. households.letgo, a mobile app for buying and selling used goods, has the big ambition to try to remedy this situation by stimulating ...
GhostCodes: The Snapchat Discovery App
Our agency loves Snapchat, and has enjoyed helping many brands discover what's possible on the platform. However, with no user discovery feature built into Snapchat, we realized that building an audience (especially a relevant audience) was a substantial challenge for brands and creators alike. To help remedy this pain point, we decided to create a tool t...
We made GoVoteBot because we recognized two main truths about the voting process. First, 43% of eligible voters did not vote in the 2012 presidential election. That's roughly 90,000,000 citizens. Second, the process is extremely confusing and hard to navigate as a first-time, young, or even experienced voter. To make matters worse, registration dates and ...
Yeter Cektigin
The project Yeter Çektiğin was created from our observations of the audience during the concert series we sponsor. People come together in concerts to see and hear their favorite artists' live performances but in the digital age, the urge to share the moment is stronger than living in the moment. Even though the artist is right in front of the audience, t...

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 in April 2017 in NYC and streamed to the public.