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.

Tim Peake

Finalist in STEM

About Tim Peake

British astronaut and scientist Tim Peake engaged the world from high above the stratosphere by posting his experiences on social media throughout his 6 month stay on the International Space Station this year. He conducted fun experiments, like “can you still get dizzy in space?” and posted them on Instagram and Twitter for his millions of fans. He also shot photos and timelapses of the Earth as seen from above, mesmerizing all those down below. After successfully completing his mission in space, Tim published Hello, is this planet Earth?, his first series of photographs, featuring some shots that he had previously posted on Instagram along with many never-before-seen photos.

Tim Peake'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,, Vine and the rest of the social web.

The 9th Annual Shorty Awards were held April 23, 2017 in NYC and streamed to the public.