2nd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Categories

Entries for the Shorty Social Good Awards are open now! Official categories listed below.
The regular deadline is August 30, 2017

From the 6th Annual Shorty Awards Teen Activism

These young adults bring attention to what they believe in -- whether it’s standing up against bullying, bringing awareness to those who suffer from mental illnesses, or inspiring others to believe in themselves. If they use Twitter, Facebook, blogs, YouTube videos or other social means to shine a light on issues the next generation cares about, they just might win this Shorty. Nominate who you think deserves #TeenActivism!

Finalists

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Eduardo
The @EndBullyinNow account was created on September 3, 2011. It was created by Eduardo, whom at the time was 13 years old, to help anyone struggling through bullying, suicidal thoughts, eating disorders, or through any dark issue. @EndBulyinNow follows those who follow him to give them the opportunity to talk whenever they need to talk to someo...
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F&A
This movement made is to helping out ones with mental illnesses and bullying. Reminding ones that they can one day be free from pain and above what's been tearing them down. Also spreading awarenesses and bringing ones together. Community is important. People is important. You are. We use social media to bring people together. Reach out to one...
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God loves you
Hi, I'm 15 and live in the USA in case you wanted to know. I created Why To Stay Strong to help people with their problems and I love doing it. I want to be able to help as many people as possible. There's not much more to say other than: if you ever need me I will be here for you. No matter your problem, I will help you. :) The Why To Stay Str...
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Hope
Jason Harris is just an average 17-year-old boy living in a small town in the United States. He aspires to save lives, inspire, offer support, listening ears, and to raise the public awareness of bullying, self harm, and suicide world wide through his Twitter account @bulletproofh0pe. Jason uses twitter to tweet relatable and inspiring tweets t...
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It Gets Better ♫♪♥
A 16-year-old girl named Eleni Bernier once created a Twitter account but without a particular reason. When she found out that her best friend and herself were depressed, she decided to use her account to help people with depression, suicidal thoughts, eating disorders, self-harm, etc. She always believes she could make a difference and change t...
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The Help Hotline
@TheHelpHotline is an account created to help others struggling with suicidal thoughts, self harm, eating disorders, depression, etc. This account was created by 16-year-old Kasey Lemley on September 18, 2012. Kasey believes she can change the world. She tweets inspirational photos and quotes daily, hoping to make others feel better. Kasey live...

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

The Shorty Social Good Awards will be held NOVEMBER 2017 in NYC, Date to be announced shortly.