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 Multicultural Community Engagement

This award honors a brand organization or institution that use social media to effectively engage and collaborate with historically and presently marginalized racial and ethnic communities.

See previous winners and honorees here.


The overall objective of WUPinoy, Western Union's Community on Facebook, is to make Western Union - a cross-boarder money transfer company - more appealing to one of our largest customers globally - our Filipino customer living in the Philippines and abroad. Building on tremendous success as one of the most engaged financial services Community...
"'Mi Gente' is a song that embodies a special moment in music – a new sound of a Latino culture on the rise and being embraced globally. By erasing barriers of races, colors, continents, genres or languages, we can achieve the whole world moving their head to the same beat. We hope 'Mi Gente' can provide that beat." -- J BalvinRising to the top ...
Tia Mowry's Quick Fix
The objective when developing Quick Fix was to create an online video community where busy women could find "Quick Fixes" to everyday dilemmas, such as a weeknight meal in 30 minutes, gifts that don't break the bank or holiday treats made with impressive-looking store-bought items. The goal of the series is to create a reliable source of informa...
We Are Sikhs
Sikhism is the world's fifth-largest religion, but the 500,000 Sikhs Americans in the United States have long been victims of discrimination because of their physical appearance. The years following the September 11 attacks saw an increase in animosity toward them, with more than 300 instances of documented violence and discrimination.The tippin...


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