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The Shorty Award for Social Media's Best
Instagram Video of the Year

The #InstagramVideo Shorty Award honoring an impactful Instagram Video from 2013.

2013 marked the birth of Instagram Video, bringing static images to life in 15 seconds of video shared on the social web. By adding a video feature, the mobile platform allowed for unprecedented capturing and sharing of stories. Journalists were first on the scene of breaking news events, sharing the worlds top stories with audiences instantly. Celebrities used it to provide a behind-the-scenes glimpse into their star-studded life and break news to their fans before any media outlet. And lastly, stop motion rose in popularity as one of the singular ways to express artistic creativity on social media. Now you can nominate your favorites in the brand new Shorty category, #InstagramVideo, presented in partnership with A&E.

To be eligible for a nomination, all Instagram Videos must have been captured in 2013.

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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, Foursquare and the rest of the social web. The 7th annual ceremony will be held in April 2015 in New York City and live streamed internationally.

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