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.

James Fridman

Finalist in Weird

About James Fridman

If Twitter was the land of Oz, then James Fridman would clearly be the Wizard, granting Photoshopped wishes to all who submit photos. But James is the real deal, wielding some serious Photoshop skills that give every person who wants his magic retouching exactly what they asked for, even if it’s not what they expected. His 1.2M+ fans on both Twitter and Instagram look forward to his hilariously literal interpretations of the requests he receives, like the kid who asked to look “more young,” or the girl who wanted to make her yawning brother look less tired. But he may have been at his most brilliant when he cut through the sarcasm to give honest advice to a young fan struggling with an eating disorder.

James Fridman'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