10th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

Entries for the Shorty Awards are open now! Official categories listed below.
The late entry deadline is February 22, 2018

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.

From the 6th Annual Shorty Awards

Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl: @MeepTheBird

Entered in Twitter Campaign

About this entry

@MeepTheBird gives fans the epic play by play through everyone's favorite Big Game, Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl. As a live-Tweeting sideline correspondent, Meep has given fans a literal birds-eye-view of the action since Puppy Bowl VIII. Meep's sharp wit and humorous commentary keeps the fur flying during the excitement of Puppy Bowl.Puppy Bowl IX (February 2013) was the most-buzzed-about show in all of cable, having the most Tweets all day Sunday and coming in second overall only to the Super Bowl. The premiere telecast generated nearly 300,000 Tweets, pummeling the previous year's total-day record of 214,000 Tweets within the first telecast alone. Puppy Bowl IX produced 10 U.S. Trending topics on Twitter throughout the day, including #PuppyBowl and #CuteCam. Several celebrities joined in on the #PuppyBowl fun, including Steve Martin, Miley Cyrus, Zach Braff, Martha Stewart and Mandy Moore. The sideline commentator, @MeepTheBird, gained approximately 19K Twitter followers through the day, leading the charge to make Puppy Bowl IX "the" cultural event of the day. In the digital sphere, PUPPY BOWL IX earned its howling rights, as welcomed 27 percent more unique visitors versus last year and generated more than 1.6M video streams. PUPPY BOWL IX's Puppy Cam was the second-most-visited draw on the fansite, generating hundreds of thousands of streams on and beyond.


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Animal Planet


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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 will be held april 15th, 2018 in new york city

final Deadline for Brands & Organizations

02 . 22 . 18