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 Gaming Sites & Apps

This award honors the integration of social media with websites and apps developed for single or multi-player interactive games and activities. The use of social media elements to enhance user interactivity, promotions, contests and campaigns are eligible.

See previous winners and honorees here.


Coding Like a Girl
Today, 1 in 5 jobs held in tech are held by men. However, up until the 1980s, the percentage of graduate women in computer science grew at the same rate as in law and medicine. Coding like a girl explore the issues of access, education and leadership for women in the IT industry through the user interface of a 1980s retro game.
Jersey Shore Family Vacation Season 1 - Fist Pump Counter
The cast of Jersey Shore swore they would always do a vacation together. Five years, five kids, three marriages and who knows how many GTL sessions later, Snooki, JWoww, The Situation, Pauly D, Vinny, Deena and Ronnie are back together and on vacation in a swanky house in Miami Beach. Our goal was to build upon the legacy of Jersey Shore and gener…
Looney Tunes™️ World of Mayhem
Lean into the iconic, slapstick humor of the 88 year old classic Looney Tunes brand to launch the newest iteration of the franchise -- the mobile game Looney Tunes™️ World of Mayhem. Successfully launch the game with immersive experiences for fans -- driving high engagement, downloads, etc. Market the game in a creative, playful way with…
PUBG Mobile Star Challenge Global Finals
In November 2018, Tencent Games hosted the largest global mobile esports tournament for their popular gaming app, PUBG Mobile and approached Viral Nation to market the event to audiences across 15 different countries. With the goal to drive mass awareness and attendance to the PUBG Mobile Star Challenge Global Finals (PMSC) in Dubai, our team lau…
Star Trek™️ Fleet Command
Lean into the 2009, 2013 and 2016 cinematic Star Trek universe with the newest iteration of the franchise -- the mobile game Star Trek™️ Fleet Command.Successfully launch the game with immersive experiences for fans around the globe -- driving high engagement and retention.


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.