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 Data Visualization

This award honors the visualization of data to share information in a creative, sharable and exciting way. Eligible visualizations include infographics, charts, dynamic landing pages, interactive maps, music generators, audio visualizers, projections and more!

See previous winners and honorees here.


Flying to Hajj
About this entryEvery year, over two million Muslim pilgrims from around the world descend on Mecca to perform the Hajj.To get an idea of how many aeroplanes are needed to transport that many people, we set about tracking all inbound flights to Jeddah and Medina.The result is a fascinating data visualization of 16,888 flights from all around the w…
How America Uses Its Land
Land of the free, home of the brave... and 2 million acres just for golf courses.The United States is a sweeping jigsaw puzzle of cities, farms, forests and pastures—each with a story about how its land is used for business and pleasure. Government data does a good job of establishing top-line figures, but understanding how America uses its 1.9 bi…
Reimagine the Game
Data, analytics, IOT and smart infrastructure are set to change our world dramatically over the coming years. Siemens want to position themselves as innovators at the centre of this change and demonstrate how they are using data to transform and reimagine the world.Siemens has partnered with German football club FC Bayern Munich since July 2017 an…
Smirnoff Equalizer
As a global brand, Smirnoff is challenged to remain relevant and equitable on a global scale. As a result, the brand takes on global initiatives that align to its core purpose of inclusivity – the belief that Smirnoff can use the power of good times to make the world more inclusive.Often, at the heart of good times is music, which is why Smirnoff,…


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.