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 Government

Presidents, politicians, and political parties are always trying to find the best way to connect with people. Through Twitter, and Facebook, these politicians and representatives let their constituents know their thoughts, viewpoints and updates. Nominate your favorite for #Government.

Finalists

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City of Las Vegas
The city of Las Vegas was founded on May 15, 1905, is home to nearly 600,000 residents and welcomes millions of tourists annually. The City uses social media sites to engage and interact with citizens and to better inform them while improving transparency. From emergency communication during last summer’s wildfires on nearby Mt. Charleston and a...
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Cory Booker
From Wikipedia: Cory Booker is an American politician and the junior United States Senator from New Jersey. At the time of his election to the Senate, he was the Mayor of Newark. Booker was born in Washington, D.C. and then raised in Harrington Park, New Jersey. He attended Stanford University, where he played college football and received a Bac...
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David Cameron
David Cameron famously summed up what can go wrong with social media with his "Too many tweets..." comment. The UK Prime Minister is now an enthusiastic user, talking directly to people with personal and official accounts. Tweets range from breaking news to comments on his favourite sports - he's just determined there won't be too many of them...
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Jesse Ventura
Not one to shy away from controversy, the former Governor of Minnesota, wrestler, actor and Navy SEAL offers his electrifying insight into the nation's most pressing problems daily on social media & also on his new show "Off The Grid" on Ora TV. No suits, no censors, no red tape. Just Jesse Ventura as we like him, bold, brazen and bare-knuckled ...
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Zach Crandell
Zach is a 22-year-old Conservative born in Phoenix, Arizona and now spends his days in Mesa. He wastes his time eating burritos and spending countless hours running them off. He has always been interested in Politics. Listening to Rush Limbaugh as a toddler while his mother drove me to daycare may have kick started that a bit, he thinks! He has ...
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ridwan kamil
Mochamad Ridwan Kamil, also known by his nickname Emil, is the incumbent Mayor of Bandung. He was elected as mayor of Bandung in June 2013. He is an Indonesian architect and lecturer in the Department of Architecture, Bandung Institute of Technology. Kamil founded architect firm Urbane Indonesia in 2004 with three partners.

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 April 23, 2017 in NYC and streamed to the public.