ENTER THE 2021 SHORTY IMPACT AWARDS

Previously known as the Shorty Social Good Awards, the Shorty Impact Awards is an awards program created to raise global awareness around the positive impact brands, agencies and non-profits can have on society.

Social Campaigns

Community

Arts & Culture

Civic Engagement

Disability Awareness

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Gender Equality

Education & Community

Financial Literacy

Public Safety

Youth & Family

Environment

Conservation & Preservation

Sustainability & Renewable Energy

Social & Racial Justice

Animal Rights & Welfare

Humanitarian Aid & Developing Nations

Social Justice & Human Rights

Racial Justice

Veteran & Service Support

Health & Wellness

Fitness & Nutrition

Mental Health

Public Health

Reproductive Health

Grassroots

Grassroots Efforts

Self-Defined (Social Campaigns)

Self-Defined

Social Presence

Single-Platform

Clubhouse

Discord

Facebook

Instagram

LinkedIn

Pinterest

Reddit

Snapchat

TikTok

Triller

Tumblr

Twitch

Twitter

YouTube

Multi-Platform

Multi-Platform

Emerging Platform

Emerging Platform

Social Hit

Single Post or Activation (viral)

Clapback

Social Engagement

Community Management

Community Management

Engagement Tools

Access & Rewards

Call to Action

Chatbots

Contests

Gamification

Polls & Surveys

Integrated Experiences

Fundraising

Live Events

Shopping

Television

Real Time Response

Real Time Response

User Generated Content

User Generated Content

Self-Defined (Social Engagement)

Self-Defined

Social Partnerships

Brand Partnership

Celebrity Partnership

Entertainment Partnership

Influencer Partnership

Non-Profit Partnership

2021 SHORTY PHENOM AWARDS

Previously known as the Shorty Social Good Awards, the Shorty Impact Awards is an awards program created to raise global awareness around the positive impact brands, agencies and non-profits can have on society.

Individuals

Account Management

Analytics

Animation

Art Direction

Brand Marketing

Campaign Management

Communications

Community Management

Copywriting

Creative Direction

Culture

Data Analysis

Design

Editing

Illustration

Partnership Management

Photography

Production

Project Management

Public Relations

Research

Sales

Strategy

Talent Management

Self-Defined

Team

Account Team

Analytics Team

Client Team

Communications Team

Community Team

Content Team

Creative Team

Culture Team

Design Team

Legal Team

Marketing Team

Partnership Team

PR Team

Production Team

Research Team

Sales Team

Social Media Team

Strategy Team

Video Team

Self-Defined

Leader

Account Team Leader

Analytics Team Leader

Client Team Leader

Communications Team Leader

Community Team Leader

Content Team Leader

Creative Team Leader

Culture Team Leader

Design Team Leader

Legal Team Leader

Marketing Team Leader

Partnership Team Leader

PR Team Leader

Production Team Leader

Research Team Leader

Sales Team Leader

Social Media Team Leader

Strategy Team Leader

Video Team Leader

Self-Defined

Voice

Clubhouse Voice

Discord Voice

Facebook Voice

Instagram Voice

LinkedIn Voice

Pinterest Voice

Reddit Voice

TikTok Voice

Triller Voice

Tumblr Voice

Twitter Voice

YouTube Voice

From the 10th Annual Shorty Awards Creator of the Decade

Wow, it’s finally here. 10 years of Shorty Awards honoring the best on social media. We only felt it was appropriate to honor the OG creators, who have been entertaining us since the start of social media, and haven’t slowed down at all. These truly are the titans of the industry.

Finalists

finalist
Casey Neistat
From his early days criticizing the City of New York for their lack of safe bike lanes to gliding through its snowy streets on a snowboard tied to the back of a car, Casey Neistat has been turning heads on the internet. The daily vlogs that he began posting to YouTube in 2015 now receive over a million views each, with 8.6M+ subscribers taking par…
finalist
Jenna Marbles
A sensation since posting her first video in 2010, Jenna Marbles is now a titan of YouTube. That video, “How to trick people into thinking you’re good looking,” may still be her most popular (with 66M+ views), but she nonetheless ended 2017 with the 36th most subscribed YouTube account—and the 2nd most popular female-run channel. She’s such a part…
finalist
Lilly Singh
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s ||Superwoman||! Since starting her YouTube career in 2010, Lilly Singh has shown that she can do it all—posting gut-busting sketch after gut-busting sketch for nearly 13M subscribers, appearing in feature films, and being named one of TIME magazine’s “Next Generation Leaders” and the #1 entertainment influencer by F…
finalist
Liza Koshy
In 2017, Liza Koshy became the fastest YouTuber ever to reach 10M subscribers, finishing the year with an astonishing 13M+. In addition to creating some of YouTube’s funniest videos, the “little brown girl with big dreams” has amassed over 15M Instagram followers with one of the most stylish accounts on the app. With another 11M+ fans on musical.l…
finalist
Rhett & Link
Imagine how much less funny the world would be if Rhett McLaughlin and Charles “Link” Neal weren’t in the same 1st grade class. The two lifelong friends are among the most prolific people on the internet, appearing in the daily comedy show Good Mythical Morning, the top-20 iTunes podcast Ear Biscuits, and the YouTube Red series Rhett & Link’s Budd…

Nominees

Dude Perfect
Who knew hanging out with your college roomates and videotaping backyard trick shots could turn into a full time job? Well, the quintet known as Dude Perfect have now become the 4th biggest sports channel on YouTube, with over 25M subscribers! They perform trick shots with any kind of sports equipment—from basketballs to frisbees to fidget spinners and beyo…
Gigi Gorgeous
She may have changed her name to Gigi in 2014, but she has always been gorgeous. What began in 2008 as a vlog channel with fashion and beauty tutorials mixed in is now one of the most inspirational accounts in YouTube’s history. Gigi Gorgeous is so compelling that YouTube released This is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous, a documentary exploring how she took her i…
Hannah Hart
Isn’t it great when you’re just trying to cheer up a friend but your video for her goes viral and launches your career? The instant success of My Drunk Kitchen led to Hannah Hart quitting a full-time job in 2011 to get tipsy and cook delicious recipes on her hilarious YouTube show. In addition to whipping up a New York Times bestseller based on the show in …
Markiplier
Mark Fischbach, aka Wilford Warfstache, aka Markiplier, has gamed his way into becoming one of the biggest social media stars on the planet. In addition to his 19M+ YouTube subscribers, the gamer’s 23M+ followers across other platforms has allowed him to grow his career outside of social media. Signed to William Morris Entertainment in 2016, Mark launched h…
Philip DeFranco
Philip DeFranco has come a long way from shooting videos with a $20 B&W; camera. For the past decade, The Philip DeFranco Show has set the standard for YouTube news. Posting almost every day, Philip keeps 5.8M+ subscribers informed in well researched videos covering pop culture, politics, society, and many other topics. But his biggest contribution to YouTu…
Tyler Oakley
Tyler Oakley couldn’t have known when he started posting videos as a college freshman in 2007 that a decade later he’d have 21M+ social media fans and would meet President Obama—but he’s not complaining. The beloved blondie has amazing success with his impressive Instagram page and hilarious Twitter feed, though he is best known for YouTube videos. He enter…