Shorty Social Good Awards

Entries for the Shorty Social Good Awards are now closed. Stay tuned for the announcement of finalists! View entries submitted below.

The Shorty Social Good Awards honor groundbreaking corporate social responsibility and sustainability campaigns that organizational and marketing teams have worked so hard to realize. While the Shorty Awards have long-honored the best of social media, this competition includes efforts made by organizations to improve sustainability and diversity internally, foster globally-minded business partnerships and increase employee community and civic engagement.

Archived from the 6th Annual Shorty Awards Apps

Whether it’s shooting jedi-disgruntled birds into some stormtrooper hogs, trying to find the best way to plan and pay for a trip, or even using that long awaited maps app for iOS, these apps not only keep their fans up to date with the latest news, program updates, and bug fixes but also take to Twitter, Facebook, and occasionally YouTube to show what’s new and chat with fans. Nominate your favorite #Apps now!

Finalists

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Digg
Digg is a news aggregator with an editorially driven front page, delivering the most interesting and talked about stories on the Internet right now. The Internet is full of great stories, and Digg helps users find, read, and share the very best ones. It’s simple and it’s everywhere: visit Digg on the web, find it on your iPhone, or get the best ...
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Around The Way App
Around the Way app is a mobile application that locates the nearest African American-owned business and provides step-by-step directions. Based in New York, Around the Way’s mission is to equalize the opportunity in the mobile space for black-owned firms, locally and throughout the U.S. The company believes that far too often, competition from l...
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Magic Recs
Jenna Wortham blogged in the New York Times Sept. 13, 2013: "A few months ago, a mysterious account called “Magic Recs" appeared on Twitter. Magic Recs promises to deliver 'instant, personalized recommendations for users and content via direct message.' Its premise is simple: Twitter users that follow it receive occasional direct messages that h...
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Shots
Shots allows you to create a beautiful and fun picture diary from your phone. Connect with new and existing friends on Shots to share your photos. There is no drama or haters since we don't allow comments like the other social networks. We also do not show the following number. We don't want to be a popularity contest amongst users. Just share...
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Viva Ronaldo
Viva Ronaldo is the Cristiano Ronaldo Social Network, the one place where true Cristiano fans belong. Coming to life in Lisbon, Portugal, Viva Ronaldo provides novel ways for fans to interact with Cristiano Ronaldo, taking full use of social media to enhance the user experience and allowing fans to express themselves in support for their idol. F...
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chsuede.com.br
From Wikipedia: Chay Suede is an actor, singer, presenter, businessman and Brazilian composer. In 2010, Chay participated in the fifth season of the Brazilian reality show Idols, where he finished fourth. In April 2013, Chay was featured on MTV Brazil for the "Chay Hour" program. In November 2013, he made the premiere of his new YouTube channel,...
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Dean Johnson
As an accomplished design leader, writer, presenter, tech pundit and Vice President at Brandwidth Innovation Lab, Dean is shaping the future for Toyota, Disney, BBC, Warner Music, Random House, Apple, Microsoft and Smithsonian Enterprises. Dean is a Fellow and the former VP of The Chartered Society of designers and runs the Gadgetarium on the Da...