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 Organic Promotion

This award honors the most effective organic promotion strategies and marketing campaigns across various social and digital platforms.


24 Hours of Reality: Be the Voice of Reality
We know the climate crisis is devastating our planet. We also know from research that no one's talking about it. (As just one example, a 2016 Yale/George Mason University study found that only 18% of Americans hear someone they know talk about the crisis in a month.)That has to change – and that's why we created the live global broadcast 24 Hour...
AMC’s The Walking Dead GIPHY Takeover
AMC partnered with Fullscreen to arm fans with branded content to discuss and react to the Season 8 premiere of AMC's The Walking Dead, driving awareness, excitement and tune-in among both existing fans and broader audiences.
Live@MountSinai was established as an organic social media campaign that aligns with the Mount Sinai Health System's U.S. News and World Report initiatives to demonstrate Mount Sinai's national clinical and research leadership. As the first health system to use Facebook Live, our goal was and continues to be, educating the public on health matte...
The Kindness Card
These Parrots Will Make You Say WTF
A study commissioned by UNICEF uncovered that 1 in 4 children are exposed to violence in the home. Floored by this staggering fact, we set out to raise awareness, teach people to recognize the signs and encourage behavior change with our 2017 "End Violence Against Children" campaign.
Unlikely Gadgets
EF Englishlive is one of the largest online English school in the world. The goal of the campaign was to show the public there is no "miracle" as to learning the English language in that, in order to truly learn it, it is necessary to really study in a real online school with native teachers and specialists. That demands time and dedication, wit...


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