From the 5th 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 an election, the Olympics, a revolution, 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 for a specific news event. 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.
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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.