10th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

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.

Bros Being Basic

Finalist in Meme/Parody Account

About 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 following to over 660K by reminding the internet that there is no shortage of guys who get out of bed for the #BroséAllDay, mani-pedis, cheesy group pictures, and—of course—diet cheat days. This year they took their humor off the screen and into the real world, expanding their selection of hilarious merch on Items include punny holiday sweatshirts, Rosé/Brunch 2020 campaign shirts, and “Trophy Husband” coffee mugs. Just when you thought it couldn’t happen, these bros hit a new level of basic.

Bros Being Basic's best work on social

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,, and the rest of the social web.

The 10th annual shorty awards powered by directv now were held april 15th, 2018