10th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

Entries for the Shorty Awards are open now! Official categories listed below.
The early entry deadline is November 30, 2017

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.

From the 2nd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best Overall Facebook Presence

This category honors brands, organizations or institutions that use Facebook's native tools effectively. Unlike Best use of Facebook, this award is for a brand's year-round presence.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Finalists

finalist
gold
AARP - Protecting the Future of Healthcare
The healthcare debate was so heated in the month leading up to the 2016 election that a single tweet could rage through Twitter like wildfire. Americans took to the streets and to the Internet to defend their access to affordable health coverage. A major group under threat: Americans age 50 and up. However, people who care about access to health...
finalist
silver
#WeAccept
In November 2016, Airbnb publicly acknowledged widespread discrimination on its platform, and demanded its elimination with the "Community Commitment" — an initiative that attracted widespread positive (and negative) feedback. It required Airbnb users to agree to "treat everyone in the Airbnb community—regardless of their race, religion, nationa...
finalist
silver
Explore, Explain, Sustain
Helping people to see science as vital, trustworthy, relevant, personal, fascinating, and even (yes!) wildly exciting has never been more important. Our planet faces unprecedented environmental challenges, yet the issues defining that space — from species loss and coral reef decline to causal issues like deforestation and global warming — are s...
finalist
bronze
Be Your Own Baby
Upstream USA is on a mission: to prevent unplanned pregnancies by making effective contraception accessible and affordable for women. As a nonprofit, they partner with states, healthcare providers and clinics to provide training, resources, and the support needed to stock all forms of contraception.Upstream's mission is incredibly important and ...
finalist
All Jazz is Modern: Streaming Jazz Around the World
At the heart of Jazz at Lincoln Center's mission is the goal of expanding a global community for jazz, one of America's unique, original art forms. Beginning in 2012, Jazz at Lincoln Center embarked on a mission to utilize the nascent technology of streaming video, coupled with social media, to build an entirely new audience for jazz and for the...

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 Shorty Social Good Awards will be held NOVEMBER, 15 2017 in NYC.