3rd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Categories


See below for official categories. The regular entry deadline is August 29th, 2018.

Best use of Video

This category honors the most creative and effective incorporation of video content in a social good or cause-based marketing campaign.

See previous winners and honorees here.
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In The Know Conservation by AOL
In The Know Conservation by AOL is a social video brand within Oath, Inc aimed at creating and distributing content that furthers the missions of conservation and environmentalism. In just a few short months, the page has garnered +150 million video views on Facebook, highlighting products, stories and initiatives that are geared towards creating a more e...
In The Know Innovation by AOL
In The Know Innovation by AOL is focused on highlighting the foremost in innovative technologies and products. The Facebook page has videos that have covered everything from needle-less diabetes devices to products that help reduce water usage and more.
Pure Imagination Project
An unfortunate truth is that many believe Alzheimer's is just memory loss when, in fact, it's a fatal disease for 47 million people worldwide. Every 66 seconds someone develops Alzheimer's. It kills more than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined. Yet Alzheimer's often remains out of the news and social media conversation. The Pure Imagination Proje...
Take a Knee
To counter the President's narrative, that taking a knee was un-American, we wanted to create a film to remind the public of the truth behind this powerful sign of respect and peaceful protest.
Tim's New World
Tim Bartow has a rare form of cerebral palsy that affects just 100 people in the U.S. Despite living with significant physical challenges, Tim aspires to see the world and to one day become a screenwriter.Through a friendship between Blue Chalk and Tim's mother, Liz Bartow, Blue Chalk worked with United Cerebral Palsy, a nonprofit advocating for adults an...

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

The regular entry deadline for the shorty social good awards is august 29th, 2018