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 Location-Based Experience

This award recognizes companies that are using location-based experiences to enhance their customer experience. Specific examples are encouraged.

See previous winners and honorees here.


#USOpenxSpectacles - A Stunt Like No Other
Snapchat Spectacles at the 2017 US Open: A Grand Slam FirstYour US Open tennis story shared your way on SnapchatUS Open - the event you make your own;Spectacles - your memory framed from your point of viewA tournament known for innovation, the US Open aimed to give fans a new and dynamic way to share their US Open experience by way of a physical...
Audible Recall
Audible is the world's largest producer and seller of spoken word content. With over 400k titles in their library spanning across 26 literary categories, Audible has the power to entertain, educate and enlighten the masses. In 2016, Audible decided to launch a new experiential campaign designed to heighten awareness for their engaging content. T...
Mr. Robot: E-Coin
USA Network's award-winning series Mr. Robot has become a cultural phenomenon, resonating with fans worldwide through its incredibly timely and relevant themes and storylines. The series follows a mysterious, anarchic hacker collective, fsociety, in their fight against income inequality and corporate greed. In season_1.0, fsociety makes history ...
The iHeartRadio Snap Map Scavenger Hunt
With the launch of Snap Map in 2017, iHeartRadio set out to be the first brand ever to execute a contest using the new feature. To support iHeartRadio's Secret Sessions Show featuring Lorde, iHeartRadio launched the first-ever Snap Map Scavenger Hunt.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products: The Get Animated Invasion
Movement Strategy has worked with Warner Bros. Classic Animation since early 2017 to create a home to showcase their lifestyle products across franchises and to help build buzz and excitement around their classic characters. From this, @GetAnimated was born. To celebrate this launch and announce it to the world, we wanted to create an experience...
Xfinity Mobile: World's Biggest Snapsterpiece
Xfinity Mobile, a new kind of mobile network combining America's largest, most reliable 4G LTE with the most WiFi hotspots nationwide, launched across the country and kicked off its entry in the Philadelphia market with an event at a newly opened Xfinity Store. Since the network was designed for a mobile-savvy target, we had to do something disr...


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