9th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

All finalists have been announced, stay tuned for more updates about the 9th Annual Shorty Awards on April 23, 2017

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 Native Advertising

This category honors the most creative and effective incorporation of native advertising in a social media marketing campaign.

Finalists

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Silicon Valley Season 3: Native Twitter In-Story Ads
HBO worked with Twitter to take advantage of a beta ad product to creatively align in-story marketing platforms with Silicon Valley's Season 3 plot. Knowing that the in-story websites for Pied Piper, Raviga, Hooli, Bachminty. Endframe and Code/Rag were fan favorites, HBO took in-story marketing to the next level by advertising on behalf of these...
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Chocolaty Sleep Squares
The goal of this campaign was to bring brand exposure to Sleep Squares, a company that offers a chocolaty treat that acts as a sleep aid. To achieve our goal the following objectives were established: 1. Receive 2.7 million impressions from the campaign.2. Target both an English and Spanish speaking audience. 3. Create native advertisements, in...
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Creating Consumer Relevancy with #MyWalgreensApp
The #MyWalgreensApp campaign was charged with communicating that the award-winning Walgreens mobile app offers everything customers need in one convenient place to help save time and money. You can order photo prints, clip coupons, refill prescriptions and access your Balanceā„¢ Rewards with mobile pay. The Walgreens Mobile app is designed to make...
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Dr. Strange Native Advertising Promotion
When creating the social media promotional content for Marvel's new film, "Dr. Strange," we were asked to push far beyond the previously established boundaries and parameters for units running within social media environments. The objective was to convey the look and feel of the film by showcasing the truly dazzling FX elements from the film wi...
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Nutella Brings Zigi Back Together
Millennials love Nutella and they love talking about our brand on social. Millennials also have an obsession with international supermodel Gigi Hadid. So, when we noticed that she posted a picture of her favorite Nutella crepe on her Snapchat, decided to send her some Nutella. The intersection of the millennial focused conversation within our ta...
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The Spotify Portfolio
How do you make something original out of your portfolio of creative advertising work?

Nominees

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, Vine and the rest of the social web.

The 9th Annual Shorty Awards will be held April 23, 2017 in NYC and streamed to the public.