12th Annual Shorty Awards Categories


The final deadline to vote for your favorite nominee or to enter your brand or organization was on Thursday, February 20th, 2020.

Influencers

Honoring the most notable and viral influencers and creators from 2020. See below for official categories.

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 use of 360 Video

This award honors the most creative and effective use of 360 video in a social media marketing campaign.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Finalists

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Crew 360° | The High Diver
Imagine standing at the edge of a platform 55-feet above water – and taking the plunge. Now up the ante by adding a moving ship. What’s already a daring experience on land, performing this feat at sea is all the more extraordinary. What's more is that the High Diver aboard Harmony of the Seas, one of the world's largest cruise ships, performs t…
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Fourgasbord Tour
Turn customers into fans through social-savvy content that will make CapOne the most famous and buzzworthy sponsor of March Madness.
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Infectious Disease Detectives
Diseases don’t respect geographic borders. The global health community needs the ability to share information and quickly track outbreaks. IDseq takes in molecular data from labs and clinics and quickly processes the results to provide actionable information on the state of pathogens in the given set of samples. This allows scientists to mak…
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Living in the Unknown
Living in the Unknown highlights the fears and hopes of the Uighur diaspora struggling to keep in contact with relatives in Xinjiang, a province in western China known for its surveillance and secrecy. In rare 360º footage, Uighurs invite the viewer to spend time with them in their homes in Istanbul, Turkey, where they are rebuilding their lives a…
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Oasis of the Seas 360°
Beyond the first of its class, Oasis of the Seas was also the ship that launched a vacation revolution – rocking the cruise industry as the original gamechanger in 2009. One decade and a $165 million-dollar revitalization later, she’s changing the game again with all-new adventures and more ways to play than ever before. To celebrate, we asp…
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Paris Mayday
We aim to share the most objective and non-biased information with our readers. One of the ways to do so - is to bring a 360 Camera to the field, also to showcase what is it like to be in the middle of war-like protests in Paris for a reporter. Every week since October 2018 protests turn Paris into a true war zone, but this one was particularl…

Nominees

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 12th annual shorty awards will take place on may 3rd.