THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

Special Project

Special Project NEW!

From the 10th Annual Shorty Awards Best Online Community

This award honors the management of an online community to effectively engage with, collaborate with and grow it's participants.

See previous winner and honorees here.

Nominees

#Love_Your_BTS: The Amino Apps Pop-Up Gallery
Amino Apps is the world's largest and most vibrant network of mobile communities for every interest…
winner
Adobe & Imagine Dragons - Believer
We wanted to get the next generation of video creators and film editors to try out Adobe Premiere P…
Building a Multi-Platform Media Company
Over the last 7+ years, Betches Media has evolved from a WordPress blog in a college dorm room to a…
Car Porn With A Plot
Audi is outspent by direct competitors and therefore needs to rely on organic reach and engaging us…
finalist
Guilty Party: An Interactive Drama Co-Created With Fans
Teenagers are always connected—to their phones and to social media. Yet, in recent years, it's been…
Hulu’s The Handmaid's Tale - #Maidez Facebook Group
Hulu partnered with GLOW to foster the burgeoning community for The Handmaid's Tale on Facebook to …
JCPenney Back to School Scripted Shorts
Back to school shopping is the second biggest shopping season of the year. From 2016 to 2017, back …
Make the Cut Print Design Contest
The BackgroundModCloth's brand DNA is firmly rooted in putting our community of creative, diverse, …
No Kid Hungry Giving Tuesday
For No Kid Hungry, a Washington, D.C. based non-profit dedicated to ending childhood hunger in Amer…
finalist
Sony Alpha Imaging Collective
The key objective of Sony's strong social media push with the Alpha Imaging Collective was to devel…
Sprint Trainer Rewards
When Sprint partnered with Pokémon GO, with the intention to lure fans of the game into more than 1…
Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte Hatch
To some very dedicated Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte (PSL) fans, fall is all about the annual retur…
The Order of Cholula: Founding a Cult of Flavor
For millennial guys, #adulting is no longer a distant thought, it's hitting at full speed. Fortunat…
finalist
Think Faster - The World's Fastest AMA
In 2017 Audi launched Audi Sport, its ultra high-performance division, in the U.S. With competitors…
finalist
audience honor
Twin Peaks: The Return
For nearly 27 years, Twin Peaks drew people of all ages around the world to discuss and celebrat…
Wonder #choosekind
Deliver a meaningful, integrated 360° digital campaign to promote the domestic theatrical release f…
mother!: Utilizing Mystery to Drive Conversation on Social
The film mother! was designed to get people talking, whether or not they loved or hated it, which m…
finalist
“You Will Be Found” Virtual Choir
DEAR EVAN HANSEN wanted to celebrate its first year on Broadway with its legion of fans. These fans…