THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

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

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From the 10th Annual Shorty Awards Best in Weird

There’s a lot of stuff out there on the internet, and some of it can be a little quirky and weird. But sometimes that’s exactly what we’re looking for, something to make us go “huh?” and forget about life for a while. Out of all the weirdness on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and others, these accounts made us laugh and cringe the hardest.

Nominees

finalist
Adam Ellis
Illustrator, author, humorist, and guy who is definitely “not.conor.oberst,” Adam Ellis has built a…
Animated Text
“When the moon hits your eye and you suddenly cry that’s depression,” says one of the countless flo…
finalist
If you high
Perhaps the most appropriately-named Instagram account on the platform, @ifyouhigh scours the inter…
finalist
James Fridman
If Twitter was the land of Oz, then James Fridman would clearly be the Wizard, granting Photoshoppe…
Krang T. Nelson
Krang T Nelson says he was “born to dance,” but he was also born to point out political absurdity, …
finalist
NOT A WOLF
Fans of NOT A WOLF on Twitter and Facebook might be disappointed to find out that the hilarious pos…
winner
Poppy
Poppy may be the first human spawned by the internet. Is she a computer? A cult leader? All we can …
Shavaunna
It’s fair to say the satirical genius behind Instagram’s @shavaunna has, in fact, created a “hot or…
finalist
The Report of the Week
The Report of the Week star Reviewbrah may be the youngest old soul on the internet. Like someone t…
da share z0ne
Dubbed “the Coolest Uncool Place on the Internet” by Slate, Twitter’s @dasharez0ne creates memes th…
dubstep4dads
Eric Curtin, aka Eric Turtle, aka @dubstep4dads, aka the guy “changing my name to austin/blake/chad…
slimeysugar
Slime is not just for kids anymore. Even though @slimeysugar is the brainchild of teenager Megan Li…