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 6th Annual Shorty Awards

Buddy Project

Winner in Teen Activism

About Buddy Project

Gabby Frost, a 16-year-old from Pennsylvania, USA, started this program, Buddy Project, on April 8th 2013. Buddy Project is made to prevent suicide, self harm, & eating disorders and works by pairing two people up, who have mutual interests, so that they'll have a friend to talk to if they're ever feeling lonely, sad, etc. or ever feel the need to harm themselves in any way. Buddy Project is a program made to prevent suicide, self harm, & eating disorders by pairing up people, who have mutual interests, so that they don't harm themselves in anyway. Buddy Project tweets quotes, pictures, and other motivational things so that people can find that strength inside of them to live a more positive life.

Buddy Project's best work on social

https://twitter.com/ProjectBuddy/status/561679774754811905 https://twitter.com/ProjectBuddy/status/533097006651420672 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLUzZHt-kmw http://instagram.com/p/yQUQHSMV1d http://instagram.com/p/wDNM5PMV40/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ZG4dBi1-Tg

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.