8th Annual Shorty Award Categories

Archived from the 6th Annual Shorty Awards Weird

What can we say about the illustrious “weird” Shorty award. No, really what can we say? This Shorty is for those out there who are the best Twitterer, Instagrammers, bloggers, Facebook posters, and Pinners who... are just so darn weird yet talented, leading them to gain major popularity! Now, let’s all go out wearing pants on our heads and Instagram each other while we nominate our favorite for #Weird.

 

Finalists

matt From Hotlikesauce.com March 16, 2011: “Matt from San Francisco is one of the finest the Twitter-humor scene has to offer. In the interest of full disclosure, we admit we only found him on a recommendation from the legendary Rob Delaney, and we’re ashamed to be so late to the party. Seriously, how the fuck didn’t we already know about this genius...
darth™ Caitlin Dewey blogged in the Washington Post Dec. 5, 2013: “Who is Darth? The short answer, for ye uninitiated, is that he or she is an anonymous master Photoshopper who can churn out memes on a moment’s notice — a sort of conduit of the Internet zeitgeist, if you will. The account dates back to 2007, but didn’t pick up steam until roughly the t...
The Iron Sheik From Wikipedia: Hossein Khosrow Ali Vaziri is a semi-retired Iranian professional wrestler and actor better known by his ring name The Iron Sheik. He is known for ending the near six-year World Wrestling Federation Championship reign of Bob Backlund, and for being the man Hulk Hogan defeated for his first WWF Championship. A heel throughout the ...
MattG124 A Canadian guy who stumbled upon the Internet one day while out in the cold rounding up his sled dogs. Since then he has made videos on YouTube and become the leader of the coolest Internet crew.
Ray Ligaya Born in Mississauga, Ontario. Raised in Windsor, Ontario. At 20 years of age Ray Ligaya is a musician, singer/songwriter, and recording artist who hopes that one day his music is heard throughout the world. He currently uploads all his music to his YouTube channel. He is also an entertainer on the Vine app where he expresses himself through his ...
German Engineering Since the dawn of time there has been a force lurking in the darkness beyond view. The greatest theologians have written lofty treatises on the subject. Great minds have been pushed into the shoals of chittering madness. For all their suffering there are no answers. The question remains--what is sexy horse apocalys? It is a demon to some, an ang...

8th Annual Shorty Award Categories

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 8th Annual Shorty Awards ceremony will be held April 2016 in NYC and will be live streamed internationally.