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.

From the 6th Annual Shorty Awards


Finalist in Science

About realscientists

RealScientists: Real science, live, by scientists, for the people. It's a rotational curation account where scientists, science communicators, journalists, animators and clinicians talk about their daily lives in and out of science, live through Twitter. RS aims to remove the barriers - perceived and real - around science and careers in science. People get to ask questions directly of the scientist or communicator, removing barriers. RS is run entirely by volunteers based in Australia and New Zealand, all of whom are currently practising scientists or science communicators. Upulie Divisekera is a molecular biologist working in bioengineering, James Smith is a former developmental biologist. The weekly rotation has taken RS everywhere - from New Zealand, to the Amazon, to CERN; at just over 12 months old, RS has so far had 54 curators, and reaches out to more than 9000 people world wide. RealScientists was founded on and for Twitter. All of the founders met on Twitter. It was conceived via a Tweet challenge between the founders, before most of them had met! RealScientists harnesses the direct and real time access that Twitter provides to bring science to the people, direct from the people who do the science.

realscientists's best work on social

https://twitter.com/realscientists/status/353994296522838016 https://twitter.com/realscientists/status/398934340362448896 https://twitter.com/realscientists/status/411857170829807617 https://twitter.com/realscientists/status/381707315046412288 https://twitter.com/realscientists/status/410934939035504641

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.