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12th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The final deadline to vote for your favorite nominee or to enter your brand or organization is 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 9th Annual Shorty Awards

Lauren Duca

Winner in Journalist presented by Muck Rack

About Lauren Duca

Teen Vogue writer and Twitter star Lauren Duca had a big year. First of all, she got married. Beyond that, she spent a lot of time dismantling the white supremacist patriarchy. It’s hard out there for a smart, talented, opinionated woman, but Lauren handles the task with grace and humor. You may remember her tearing down the factually-challenged Tucker Carlson on his FOX News show, or sparring with the socially-reviled Martin Shkreli after he harassed her on Twitter. All in a day’s work. While she also covers pop culture in her writing, Lauren believes, “A woman can love Ariana Grande and her thigh-high boots and still discuss politics. Those things are NOT mutually exclusive.” She’s the hero all of America needs right now.

Lauren Duca's best work on social

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 final deadline FOR voting and entering in the 12th annual shorty awards is on thursday, FEB 20TH.