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.

Fake Science

Nominated in Meme/Parody Account

About 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 @FakeScience. With 30K+ Twitter followers and 440K+ fans of the @fakescientist Facebook page, the account is working hard “To educate as many people as possible without the burden of knowing anything.” Did you realize that mockingbirds are really just chipmunks dressed as birds, mocking the other birds? To learn even more fun “facts,” head over to their Tumblr blog There’s a lot of important information out there, and the good people at Fake Science are working hard to ensure you don’t get it.

Fake Science'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.

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