13th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media and digital channels, campaigns, websites and applications. The regular deadline is on February 4th, 2020.

From the 11th Annual Shorty Awards Best in Education

Educational institutions, programs and services are eligible for this award. Objectives may include promoting enrollment and school spirit, engaging current students and thought leadership.

See previous winners and honorees here.


#Romanovs100: 4,000 photos. 4 social networks. 1 family.
The Romanovs were pioneers of photography — in the early 20th century they owned the world's first portable Kodak cameras and captured almost every meaningful event in their lives.On July 17, 1918, the last Tsar of the Russian Empire, Nicholas Romanov, was executed with his wife and five children by the Bolsheviks. To pay tribute to the family, we…
A Day in the Pride
A Day in the Pride showcases the everyday and extraordinary things that happen during a single, 24-hour period among the greater Hofstra Pride community – on and off-campus. The aim is to remind people that no matter where they are or what they are doing, they are a member of a community that transcends geography and generational boundaries. A Day…
EF Englishlive is one of the largest online English school in the world. The goal of the campaign was to show the public there is no "miracle" as to learning the English language in that, in order to truly learn it, it is necessary to really study in a real online school with native teachers and specialists. That demands time and dedication, witho…
Operation Prevention
Every day, 115 Americans die from an opioid overdose, and overdose deaths have quadrupled since 1999 (CDC). To address this epidemic, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and Discovery Education partnered to launch "Operation Prevention," an initiative purposed to educate K-12 students about the impacts of prescription opioid misuse and heroin…
Student Athlete: The Vanderbilt Way
At Vanderbilt, we seek to inspire and teach both current and prospective students that Vanderbilt is an accessible university where the most talented and diverse students can find their impact inside and outside the classroom. This is true of all of our students, but especially our student-athletes, who compete for national championships in the So…


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, Snapchat, and the rest of the social web.

the Regular entry deadline is on February 4th, 2021.