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.

Breakfast Criminals

About Breakfast Criminals

Ksenia Avdulova is inspiring the world, “one açaí bowl at a time.” From initial beginnings re-creating the Hawaiian-influenced superfood bowls in her SoHo apartment, Ksenia’s spirited natural breakfast ideas and healthy lifestyle tips featured on have earned her a global following and high-profile collaborations, including recipes featured in Harper's Bazaar and Cameron Diaz's The Body Book. Her signature heart bowl—representing self-love and mindful nourishment—becoming a viral sensation, social media fans tune in daily to connect with Ksenia’s food, fitness, and mindful adventures, go on an #acaibowlhunt, and tag their own creations in conjunction with @BreakfastCriminals new #breakfastcriminalsebook.

Breakfast Criminals'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.