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 use of Instagram Video

This award honors the most creative and effective incorporation of video content on Instagram in a social media marketing campaign, or the brand's overall video presence on Instagram.
#JoinThePack
From day one when Jeff and Marianne Silver founded Coyote Logistics in 2006, they set out to create a company that would change an industry. They wanted their employees to live by one mission: do the right thing every time. No Excuses. They knew Coyote would be a company where people could be happy at work and feel like they belonged to something bigger t...
2016 iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina Instagram Video
With a renewed focus on video, for the 2016 iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina, iHeartRadio partnered with Telemundo to develop an innovative video concept to feature on Instagram, which would increase conversation and engagement surrounding the event.
@thisisfusion
Create a unique visual language for our Instagram account and grow our audience
Back to School Campaign
While Nutella has over 90% awareness, household penetration is much lower. Consumer research shows that beyond spreading Nutella on a piece of toast, people are unaware how else to eat Nutella, limiting how frequently they use the product and ultimately purchase it. As a result, we were tasked with showcasing ways the brand's target market – moms – can ma...
Highland Park Whisky & the Modern Vikings
Made in an unlikely place, Orkney, by unlikely people, the direct descendants of Vikings, in a way that is impossible to emulate, Highland Park Whisky is proudly nothing like the rest. We set out to create a social media presence that brings to life the brand proposition of "The Orkney Single Malt with Viking Soul" and to introduce our whisky to 25 to 40-...
Honda Civic "Instahacks"
We introduced the all-new 2016 Civic Sedan as the Civic you never saw coming. To reinforce this idea, we wanted to do something different to make our Instagram marquee advertisements something people never saw coming as well. On a platform where each post is fleeting, we wanted to make an impact by breaking through people's feeds while making sure the ve...

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.