10th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The 10th Annual Shorty Awards will be held April 15th, 2018 in NYC. See below for official categories.

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 Emojis

This award honors those most effective and creative use of emojis by a brand, agency or organization. This could be a one off response to a news event or cultural phenomenon or part of a larger marketing campaign strategy.

See previous winners and honorees here.


To integrate the partnership between Mini Babybel and Le Rire Médecin into our interactive web series.To create a veritable viral operation using the web series.To active influencers made aware of the cause / the charity so that they might call on their communities to publish a photo.To give some solace to ill children stuck in hospital.
Giving Your Poop a Voice: The New Language of Constipation
Pooping is normal. Everyone does it. So, isn't it weird how just reading the word can make you squirm with discomfort or giggle like a child?Yet, not being able to poop is no laughing matter. In fact, it's downright miserable. Welcome to the world of millions of Americans affected by chronic idiopathic constipation, or CIC. The constipation cate...
Samsung Puts Trolls Under the Microscope
What to do when your brand gets trolled during a product launch? Turn the conversation around with one viral tweet. Our community managers did just that with a one-character response.
Social Media Celebration - 18th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards®
VIDEO: http://latingram.my/2zcoezR
Will & Grace - Gaymojis
What's this? What's happening? What's going on? Fans of Will & Grace know and love the hilarious reactions and iconic lines of the series past and present, so we wanted to find a way for the audience to better express themselves in this digital age but with a little fabulous flair - because regular ol' emojis are so passé.
You Can’t Beat Them, But You Can [EMOJI] Like Them!
With the IAAF World Championships paying new focus to their digital presence globally, we were tasked with humanizing the track and field athletes, making the sport a must see for all potential fans on social media.While we needed to transcend the language barriers associated with this global event, the challenge of widening the digital demograp...


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, YouNow, Musical.ly, and the rest of the social web.

The 10th annual shorty awards will be held april 15th, 2018 in new york city

late Deadline for Brands & Organizations

02 . 22 . 18