Here's to all the internet famous people! You no longer need to appear in a film, TV show, or win a national competition to become famous. With the use of social media, otherwise unknown personalities have become famous through YouTube with videos showing their son biting the finger of their other son, “epic" rap battles between famous people throughout history, and even auto-tuning current events. Nominate the #YouTubeStar you think should win this coveted Shorty.
Voting for the 8th Annual Shorty Awards is now closed. Official categories are listed below.
Entries are now closed for the 8th Annual season. View a full list of winners here by clicking the official categories below.
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.