From the 4th Annual Shorty Awards
Best Use of Social Media for News
Over the past year the world has seen major news stories covered in real time using social media. Whether it’s a revolution, election, or a natural disaster, social media brings us the news faster than ever before, and helps connect us directly with primary sources through first-hand tweets, photos, and videos. This award recognizes the most effective use of social media by a news organization overall, or a for a specific news event.
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