9th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

All finalists have been announced, stay tuned for more updates about the 9th Annual Shorty Awards on April 23, 2017

Brands & Organizations

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

From the 6th Annual Shorty Awards Fake Account

What do you mean @darthvader isn’t real? Of course all 235 Justin Bieber Twitter accounts are real... right?

Although we know the various Twitter handles aren’t real, we still love them for their dedication to the persona they try to envision themselves to be and for the way they connect with us through social. Nominate here for your favorite #FakeAccount!

Finalists

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Fake AP Stylebook
Fake AP Stylebook is run by The Bureau Chiefs, who count among their number journalists, writers, artists, graphic designers, a librarian, an English professor, and even a lawyer-turned-rapper. (Really.) They created Fake AP Stylebook (FAPS for short) to riff on a premise and make each other laugh, but oh hey what's this, a week later they had a...
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KimKierkegaardashian
From BuzzFeed: “A new Twitter account brilliantly mashes up Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard’s existentialist thoughts with Kim Kardashian’s tweets and observations. It’s the only time the reality star will ever sound smart."
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La Dra
One of the most influential accounts in spanish speaking countries, a bit sarcastic but always telling the things how they truly are. Feared by many, loved by hundreds of thousands, "La Dra" as people call her has been able to connect and interacts with her followers in such an intimate way that they have a unique bond no one else can brag of ha...
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Peppa Pig
I deserve to win the Shorty Awards because I am millionaire and handsome. If I don't win I will just buy the Shorty Awards and joke with my workers that I'm the winner.
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UgglyZorra
[Translated from Spanish] Being perfect is hard but I accept the consequences. My tweets are endless and if you do not like me unfollow, block spam or disagree! Role Game / CG House Mx.
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not Dany Heatley
Lee Schechter wrote for Bleacher Report on Feb. 19, 2013: “The real Dany Heatley is somewhat of a bad boy of the NHL. Not Dany Heatley is a bad boy of sports Twitter accounts. He swears, and he's vulgar, but no one can deny that he isn't funny."

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, Vine and the rest of the social web.

The 9th Annual Shorty Awards will be held April 23, 2017 in NYC and streamed to the public.