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.


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 Artificial Intelligence

This award recognizes companies that are using artificial intelligence tools such as machine learning, voice AI, and data processing to achieve strategic social and digital marketing goals. Areas include content creation, consumer intelligence, customer service, and marketing.

See previous winners and honorees here.


Adweek's Super Bowl Bot
The creative and marketing potential of AI has evolved at an unprecedented rate in the past year, but how close are we to a world in which machines can write compelling ads and stories? Adweek, the world's largest marketing publication, decided to find out by creating our own custom AI, one built on today's most state-of-the-art text-generating…
DBS Lifestyle App
People’s lives do not revolve around banking. DBS’ strategy is built on the cornerstone of a customer-centric digital platform which goes beyond banking by focusing on the customer’s lifestyle, their evolving needs and eliminating wasted customer time.  DBS seeks to provide a personalized experience for each individual customer by addressing al…
See Sound
Five percent of the world’s population suffers from disabling hearing loss, which includes both the Deaf and hard of hearing. While everyone should be aware of the things that are happening in their home, that isn’t the case for this population. This lack of situational awareness means that when you’re deaf, if you don’t see it—it’s as if it never…
Turkcell - Spread The Smile
Turkcell is the leading mobile operator in Turkey with more than 35M customers serving them through different communications platforms designated for specific profiles, 1400 stores, mobile apps and digital channels. Turkcell a company with the slogan ‘Connect to Life with Turkcell’ which means connecting people to people, things to people, life…


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.