A Short Introduction to the Shorty Awards
Welcome to the 5th Annual Shorty Awards!
What do Conan O'Brien, Ricky Gervais, Sesame Street's Grover, Suze Orman, Ted Leo, Neil Patrick Harris and NASA have in common? They're all Shorty Award winners.
The Shorty Awards honor the best in social media; recognizing the people and organizations producing real-time short content across Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Foursquare and the rest of the social web.
Every year, millions of people visit the Shorty Awards site to support their favorite social media content creators by tweeting nominations. All those tweets culminate in a highly anticipated awards ceremony that celebrates the winners as chosen by categories. The Shorty Awards also honors the industry's best agencies, brands, and social media professionals.