11th Annual Shorty Awards Categories


See below for official categories. Entries close and voting ends on February 21st, 2019 at 11:59pm ET.

Brands & Organizations

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

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.
Start an entry in this category
Etihad Airways | Taking Online Engagement to New Heights
We are a global airline that connect travelers from all parts of the world. Our followers required support in their own native languages especially during their flying experience and managing their boo...
Medela 22Victories
The cultural expectations around breastfeeding puts a lot of pressure on new moms: public health groups and health care providers emphasize that "breast is best" for mom and baby, while Instagram and m...
Nx on Netflix
You can't be everything to everyone. We've all heard the saying, and it's something that Netflix suddenly realized was true. Launching thousands of new titles every year presented a major challenge: ho...
Seriously: Online Community
It's no surprise that mobile app stores have become oversaturated with games, rending the offerings to users virtually endless. Because of this, achieving user base stability in the mobile gaming space...
Tia Mowry's Quick Fix
When launching Tia Mowry's Quick Fix, Kin had 3 main objectives in mind to engage with and grow its audience:To create an engaged online community that allows Tia and her fans to connect more closely a...
We Made Fetch Happen
What's everyone's favorite unofficial pop culture holiday? October 3rd, of course – otherwise wildly known as Mean Girls Day. Thanks to an epic moment in the popular 2004 movie, Mean Girls, the holiday...

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, and the rest of the social web.

The Final Entry Deadline is February 21st, 2019