10th Annual Shorty Awards Categories


See below for official categories.

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.

Best Data Visualization

This award honors the visualization of data to share information in a creative, sharable and exciting way. Eligible visualizations include infographics, charts, dynamic landing pages, interactive maps, music generators, audio visualizers, projections and more!

See previous winners and honorees here.

Finalists

finalist
Are you Prepared for the New Reality?
At Bank of America Merrill Lynch, we view disruption as an opportunity, not a problem. Therefore, at a time when continual change is the norm, we strive to deliver insights with supporting data that help our clients understand it all and propel their businesses and investments forward. Our goal was to use virtual reality itself to explain the ...
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Culture of Proximity 1.0
As marketers, it's critical to stay on the pulse of the culture in which our consumers operate. We live in a cultural moment where trends move at unprecedented rate, and every day we're reacting and adjusting to something new. Individuals, social groups, crowds, subcultures and mass culture have collapsed into one organic, chaotic entity. We're ...
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Spotify.me - GLOW, Spotify For Brands
Heading into Cannes Lions in the summer of 2017, Spotify for Brands needed a digital stunt to make their newly-launched research "Understanding People Through Music" connect with their customers on the ground, and beyond after the festival. http://spotify.me
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Tracking The World's Richest People
Bloomberg has data that no other news organization has access to, and we're always looking for ways to make that web and social-friendly. An example of this is our Bloomberg Billionaire Index, tracking the world's 500 wealthiest people. The Index is available online on a dedicated landing page, which was redesigned in 2017. As part of the relaun...
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Visualizing Geopolitical Conflict
The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit policy research organization dedicated to providing strategic insights and policy solutions to help decisionmakers chart a course toward a better world. The Andreas C. Dracopoulos iDeas Lab enhances CSIS's research with the latest in cutting-edge web technologi...
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Visualizing insurance coverage affecting people
Milliman as an actuarial consulting company deals with topics that, while complex, are of vital importance to consumers across the U.S. Our goal with this data visualization project was to make our research accessible, relatable, and compelling to a broader audience, and to do so in a way that is both visually interesting yet fits within the fir...

Nominees

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, Musical.ly, and the rest of the social web.

The 10th annual shorty awards powered by directv now were held april 15th, 2018