10th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

See below for official categories.

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 Best News Twitter Account

This award honors the most effective, informative and engaging Twitter Account held by a news outlet. Describe the role Twitter plays in your everyday communication strategy, how it enhanced your message and delivered or exceeded the results you expected.


E! News
E! exemplifies a new commitment to pop culture news through its twitter page, E! News. E! fans want their entertainment and celebrity news 24/7 – whenever and wherever…. as soon as it happens. They are pop culture addicts. By following the E! News Twitter feed, users can get the latest and greatest content about their favorite celebrities or pop-cultur...
E! News Now
E! News Now is an original news series produced specifically for broadband and mobile platforms. The E! News Now Twitter feed features a series of short news clips hosted by E! News correspondents in the E! newsroom. The content is released throughout the day and allows the viewers to access breaking news stories even when E! News is not on the air. Whe...
SportsCenter - ESPN's flagship program - provides TV's most thorough presentation of sports news, highlights and analysis. The show’s Twitter account strives to deliver on the promise of ESPN’s mission statement, “to serve sports fans anytime, anywhere," while extending SportsCenter into the social space by breaking news with the help of a knowledgeable s...
TheStreet Social Media
Social media at TheStreet is comprised of a unique combination of images and text. Using the four major social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter, Google + and Linkedin), TheStreet provides up-to-the-minute financial news and actionable advice. With nearly 600,000 followers across all social media channels, TheStreet reaches an international audience 24 h...

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, YouNow, Musical.ly, and the rest of the social web.

The 10th annual shorty awards powered by directv now were held april 15th, 2018