YouTube is the platform that gave birth to the vlog, giving users the freedom to connect directly with the world by sharing their everyday lives and innermost experiences. With countless vloggers now populating the web, this year’s nominees stood out for pulling us into their fascinating worlds and keeping us engaged the entire time.
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.