10th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

Entries for the Shorty Awards are open now! Official categories listed below.
The early entry deadline is November 30, 2017

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 9th Annual Shorty Awards Periscoper of the Year

Periscope revolutionized live streaming when it launched in 2015, and has aired hundreds of millions of broadcasts to date. Periscopers share their lives and interests with the world, all in real time, and our diverse nominees are some of the best, capturing the hearts of fans everywhere.

Finalists

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Bec Boop
Ranked in 2016 as the world’s #4 beauty blogger influencer, London-based Rebecca Casserly, aka Bec Boop, has quickly become a leading Periscope promoter. A Twitter UK #FurtherFaster event speaker and award-winning BecBoop.com beauty and lifestyle blogger, Rebecca integrates her @BoopFashionista Periscope live streams with coordinating social sit...
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Go2Kitchens
Founder of Go2Kitchens.com, Leslie Nance inspires personal health empowerment through one’s kitchen. Receiving a cancer diagnosis years ago, Leslie embarked upon a wellness journey in a trademark “lightbulb moment” to prove to herself and others that cancer does not control your destiny. She coaches and connects with fans however she can, using ...
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Ian McLaughlin
With his mantra of “I’m a brain scientist, ask me anything,” neuroscience PhD student Ian McLaughlin loves to chat about the brain and society. With studies focused on anxiety and addiction, Ian uses Periscope as an online forum to connect with his 40K+ @_Anthropoid community members, engaging in live stream discourse and Q&A scopes. He responds...
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SockCop
With a time-traveling caveman sending him from “the New Yorks” into the future (and concurrently Mobile, AL), the sock puppet Periscope sensation traverses time writing speeding tickets. Mustachioed with dark sunglasses, tiny cop hat, and feisty antics, Sock Cop welcomes you “to the things.” Entertaining his international #SockFlock with “misgui...
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mawnika
Relaxing the Periscope community with original piano compositions, @mawnika performs and live streams mellow, mystical meanderings and harp-like soundscapes to thousands of followers. Never breaking from her soul-soothing arpeggios, Monica greets fans and fields their questions and comments as they flow in during her performances. Sharing her mu...

Nominees

Alex Pettitt
Periscope’s unofficial ambassador, award-winning broadcaster Alex Pettitt is the “UK and Europe's No1 Periscoper,” with over 100 million hearts on the Twitter-acquired app. From globetrotting adventures and sponsored giveaways to his 2016 “LIVE on #Periscope” exclusive tour of the world’s most advanced fighter jet, @Alexpettitt entertains and innovates as...
Bree Olson
From former adult film actress to Periscope star, Bree Olson has “led a lot of life,” and wants to share it with the world. Actively transitioning out of the porn industry, Bree is using social media as a means to voice her pain and experience while enlightening the public about what it means to be an adult entertainment worker. Boldly opening up on Peris...
Coral Reefer
An early celebrity in the #Perismoking phenomenon, Coral Reefer is working to rebrand the traditional pot smoker image from hippie to hip, and from male to female. Packing social media with all things cannabis, Coral Reefer invites the online community to be a “world reefer,” talking pot-centric politics and reefer recipes on YouTube with over 10 million ...
David Greco
Globetrotting Periscoper and Canadian ex-pat living in Osaka, David Greco showcases his overseas adventures via live stream broadcasts. From “Geishaspotting” and #Pokemon crusades to zen garden strolls and a 1,013-year-old rice cake shop discovery, the English professor entertains and enlightens as he penetrates Japanese culture, food, and lore on his pop...
Julia H. Majors
PhD physicist, @AIPPhysicsNews writer, and science-scoper, Julia H. Majors is helping the public to better understand physics through Periscope. The platform’s first PhD physics writer, Julia has built a social community around dynamic science topics, trends, and innovations, offering practical applications and a fun and collaborative learning environment...
Lizza Monet Morales
The self-professed “Carmen San Diego of #Periscope,” award-winning social media influencer, actress, travel vlogger, bilingual journalist, and producer Lizza Monet Morales shares “all the things [she] hearts with you” from her virtual Periscope home. From travel and lifestyle artistry to the political, including 2016 #GetTheVoteOut scopes featuring Americ...

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, 15 2017 in NYC.