From the 5th Annual Shorty Awards
Best Integration of Social Media with Live Television
Social media platforms give audiences a new way to interact with live TV broadcasts in real time--whether it’s citizens asking questions of a politician, viewers interacting with the host during a talk show, a news anchor reporting up-to-the-minute news from Twitter, or fans commenting on a sporting event. This award will recognize live television productions that have integrated Twitter, Facebook or other social platforms into the actual content or production of live television. For campaigns that promote TV shows, see Best Social Media Campaign for Television. Click here to see the previous winner and nominees.
Social Bonus - Judges will award a social bonus to Industry Award entries that are shared the most by clients, colleagues and industry experts. Direct people to your entry page where they can click one of the share buttons.
Millions of people participate in
The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook,
Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, Vine and the rest of the social web.
The 9th Annual Shorty Awards will be held in April 2017 in NYC and streamed to the public.