10th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

Entries for the Shorty Awards are open now! Official categories listed below.
The late entry deadline is February 22, 2018

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 Meme/Parody Account

Sometimes we go on the internet to learn. Sometimes we go to cry. Other times we go on to laugh. These account will certainly help those in search of the latter. These hilarious meme/parody accounts make up some of the biggest and most unique account in all of social media.
Adam The Creator
Adam Padilla, aka Adam The Creator, says, “You have to display creativity at every opportunity, and you have to create something every single day.” The 300K+ people who follow his Instagram account kno...
Bros Being Basic
Whether you knew it or not, your life needed an introduction to “The most #blessed & #basic bros on the gram.” Over the past few years, NYC-based comedian Ashley Hesseltine has grown @brosbeingbasic's ...
Comment Awards
To paraphrase a popular Zen koan: if a comment was made and @commentawards didn’t post about it, did that comment really happen? No longer shall the internet’s best roasts, trolls, and tweets go unnoti...
Fake Science
Facts are complicated. There are just so darn many of them. And who can keep track of all that science anyways? For those of us who like the kind of science that is totally fictional, there is @FakeSci...
FuckJerry
Meme king Elliot Tebele has been making most Instagrammers laugh for years now. With nearly 13M followers, @fuckjerry is the 210th most followed account on Instagram, ranking up there with the likes of...
Kim Kierkegaardashian
Throughout human history, we’ve had countless generation-defining thinkers—Plato, Galileo, Einstein, and… Kim Kardashian? That’s what apparently happens when you combine the tweets of the pop culture p...
NotSportsCenter
This is most definitely not the worldwide leader in sports, but for its 840K+ combined social media followers @notsportscenter is the most reliable source for hilarious fake sports news. Whether it’s a...
Unspirational
If you are one of those people who goes online looking for pictures with motivational words plopped on top of happy people, adorable animals, or beautiful scenery, there are plenty of accounts for you....
_diplo_
The hilarious Viceland mocku-series What Would Diplo Do? brings its hilarity to Twitter with the @_diplo_ account. Rumored to be controlled by the show’s faux-Diplo himself, James Van Der Beek, this pa...
beigecardigan
Jessica Anteby has done what it takes to become the queen of the meme. But she’s a generous ruler, taking her keen eye for the internet’s most absurdly hilarious content and putting it on full display ...
daddyissues_
Everyone has issues, and Violet Benson’s are Daddy Issues. The Instagrammer brings a smile to the faces of her 3.9M+ @daddyissues_ followers by pulling pictures, videos, and gifs from the corners of th...
hilariousbabies
Babies are hilarious. The best part is that they usually don’t know that they’re being so entertainingly cute. As the population of smartphone-owning parents grows, more and more footage of babies acti...

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

final Deadline for Brands & Organizations

02 . 22 . 18