9th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

Voting for Influencers, Brands and Organizations is now open until February 16th!
We are now accepting entries for the 9th Annual Shorty Awards. The Regular deadline to enter your Brand or Organization is February 9th, 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 Gaming

Up up down down left right left right B A start. Gamers, strategy guides, game blogs, and official video game title accounts all connect with fans to let them know all the tips, release updates, and other video game knowledge through Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, blog posts and more. Nominate your favorite #Gamingsocial platform now! The 7 with the most nominations in this category will become finalists after the nomination period ends, subject to all other rules

If you're a video game maker or marketer looking for recognition for your use of social media to promote games enter the the Best Use of Social Media for Video Games Shorty Industry Award.

Finalists

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Chelsea Stark
Chelsea Stark is the games reporter for Mashable, where she covers everything from triple-A titles, mainstream consoles, indie gems, mobile games and gaming culture. She handles news, feature stories and reviews. Before that, Chelsea was Mashable's multimedia producer, where she helped develop visual story telling aids, whether they were photos ...
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James
James "Nova" Wilson, Jr. is a Creature, mainly known for his rather inappropriate gags, according to him, "being a jerk," and for raging. He has, however, shown softer sides. Nova started out making Machinima videos on his YouTube channel in 2008. He went on a small hiatus while waiting for a new computer. Upon his return, he began posting video...
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Jerome Aceti
JeromeASF is a YouTuber who loves providing entertaining Minecraft content geared towards audiences of all ages. He is able to interact with his fans in a way that encourages them to participate in his videos whether it be by playing actively with him on servers he joins or by promoting positive community based conversation in his comment sectio...
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San In Play #SouMito
[Translated from Portuguese] I make videos of games on this pro YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/SanInPlay. SanInPlay is designed to entertain and inform lovers of games in a fun and relaxed way, always trying to bring the best content and quality! My name is known as "SanInPlay" Elissan here and I will be your host!
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The Escapist
Founded in 2005, The Escapist is a leading video gaming destination offering video game enthusiasts high-quality, innovative and exclusive content. The mouthpiece of the gaming generation, The Escapist aims to capture and celebrate the contemporary video gaming lifestyle and the diverse global video game culture by way of in-depth features, thou...
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Vilhena
Produce videos for YouTube to 2 years in comedy style with games. I produce videos for YouTube in a comedy style that makes me unique.

Nominees

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 in April 2017 in NYC and streamed to the public.