9th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

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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.

Team USA - Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Entered in Sports

Objective

Team USA fans around the world engaged with and experienced the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in numbers never seen before, consuming the Games on multiple social media platforms, interacting with athletes, and setting records for media consumption. Through the social platforms of the United States Olympic Committee, the Rio Games reached new heights.

Strategy

Results

Social media consumption on Team USA channels accounted for nearly one billion impressions thanks in part to more than 220 posts per day on average during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. This resulted in a significant growth in social driven by strong content that was shared widely by Team USA fans and engagement with influencers.

Media

Video for Team USA - Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Produced by

United States Olympic Committee

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Entry Credits

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 in April 2017 in NYC and streamed to the public.