12th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The final deadline to vote for your favorite nominee or to enter your brand or organization was on Thursday, February 20th, 2020.


Honoring the most notable and viral influencers and creators from 2020. 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 4th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards


Finalist in User Generated Content

About this entry

8-year-old Evie was born without eyes and has to make frequent visits to the hospital, but she is extremely afraid of doctors. She’s developed a strategy to cope with her fears at the hospital, where a music therapist coaches her to sing during scary procedures.

Why does this entry deserve to win?

With more than 3.9 million page followers, more than 3.4 million likes and a weekly reach of 37 million Facebook users, we aim to inspire change by telling the world’s untold stories that matter.

We are Maffick: a boisterous celebration of our beautiful world –

and all of its (crazy/fucking complicated) stories

WE ARE shareable stories that matter. Stories that grab you by the brain and get inside your head. Stories that challenge what you think you know about how the world works, and how you work in it. Stories that change you.

We ARE NOT cable news. We are not partisan. We are not politically correct. We are not an echo chamber. We’re bigger than “both sides of the story.” We know there are more sides than two.



Impact result

This heartwarming story of a girl who overcame her fear of doctors has amassed over 8 million views, and has engaged over 140,000 people to like, comment and share.




Produced by

In the Now, Maffick


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, YouTube, Instagram, Twitch, TikTok, and the rest of the social web.

the 12th annual shorty awards will take place on may 3rd.